The assault on #Chin, Minda continues while the Tatmadaw expands their operations into Loikaw, #Kayah where more civilians have been forced to flee the junta’s violence. Meanwhile, the Myanmar election chief considers dissolving Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party. More in our weekly update
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It has been over 100 days since the #MyanmarCoup. Authoritarian rule by the junta has led to a morally and economically defunct state of governance, where the people are continuing to prevail. Release the detainees, release the journalists. More in our weekly update
Myanmar’s army battled local militia fighters in the northwestern town of Mindat on Saturday, residents said, to try to quell a rebellion that has sprung up to oppose the junta which seized power in the Southeast Asian country in February. The fighting is some of the heaviest since the coup and underlines the growing chaos […]
Educators, students, parents and alumni have been vocal in their refusal to be educated under the military junta. Our recent thematic summary breaks down some of the key events that have taken place since the coup, as civilian resistance continues.
Educators are not wavering to the junta’s threats to return to school. In stark defiance, they’re resisting ‘slave education.’ While tensions rise in ethnic areas as the Tatmadaw wages conflict amid a coup and a pandemic, while freedom of expression remains under serious threat. More in our weekly update
The power of the people continues to undermine Tatmadaw violence in their attempts to squander dissent. Despite crackdowns, night arrests and targeting of the Civil Disobedience Movement organizers, civilians are prevailing. Meanwhile, conflict in ethnic areas demands urgent attention an response. Visual update
Women human rights defenders, youth are facing daily threats of arrest for their activities in the Civil Disobedience Movement. Condemnation from world leaders has not stopped attacks on civilians by the Tatmadaw, as seen clearly at #ASEAN meeting when people continued to be killed in the streets as discussions took place. More in our weekly […]
Shwe Yamin Htet, 17, and her mother Sandar Win were arrested by Myanmar security forces on April 14 in Yangon’s Sanchaung township as they made their way home after participating in a morning protest in the commercial hub’s downtown area. The following day, authorities sent them to an interrogation center in Shwepyitha township. At the […]
22 April 2021 Open Letter to ASEAN Leaders: Recommendations from CSOs in Myanmar and in Southeast Asia to the ASEAN Special Summit on Myanmar To: Leaders of the Member States of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Dear Excellencies, In alignment with the upcoming special ASEAN Summit on Myanmar on 24 April 2021, we, the […]
After being accused of inflating the fatality lists, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) said it can totally guarantee the death toll it has documented. AAPP, a human rights organization founded in 2000, has been documenting the fatalities and arrests at the hands of the military regime’s forces following the Feb. 1coup. Citing the […]
ND-Burma formed in 2004 in order to provide a way for Burma human rights organizations to collaborate on the human rights documentation process.
The 13 ND-Burma member organizations seek to collectively use the truth of what communities in Burma have endured to advocate for justice for victims.
ND-Burma trains local organizations in human rights documentation; coordinates members’ input into a common database using Martus, a secure open-source software; and engages in joint-advocacy campaigns.
- Press release by the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT)
- Deadly reprisals: regime steps up attacks on civilians in retaliation for conflict losses in northern Burma
- Refugees in Kayah State suffering from food shortages
- “Weekly Update on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar Post-Coup” (June 7 -13) 2021
- Statement by the United Nations in Myanmar on the humanitarian situation in the south-east