Choosing the truth over terror, five youth jumped to their deaths from an apartment building in Yangon while fleeing a chase by the Myanmar junta security forces. The junta has cremated the bodies of those who died – despite this going against the wishes of family members. Families were also reportedly not allowed to take […]
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Myanmar civilians reject the junta and their illegal seizure of power. Attempts to legitimize themselves through the newly established ‘caretaker government’ have not fooled anyone. Protests continue, especially on 8-8-88 to mark long standing calls for democracy. More in our weekly update
By AUNG MYO MIN 5 August 2021 The people of Myanmar face an unparalleled national three Cs (coup, COVID and climate change) crisis today as we confront a failed military coup, catastrophic third COVID-19 wave, and natural disasters engineered by changes in the climate. As the third wave of COVID-19 spreads rampantly throughout Myanmar, it is possible […]
The people of Myanmar are facing a humanitarian catastrophe, with large-scale suffering caused by violence and displacement, an economic and food security crisis, and a public health emergency within which a deadly new wave of Covid-19 is wreaking havoc. Myanmar is in dire need of humanitarian aid. But this aid needs to be politically sensitive. […]
2 August 2021 Today, six months and a day since the Myanmar military launched its coup d’etat, 462 civil society organizations (CSOs) made formal submissions to the E.U., U.K., U.S. and Australia demanding sanctions on the Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise (MOGE). Sanctions should allow gas production to continue, but require revenues to be paid […]
A total of 40 corpses, most showing evidence of torture, have been discovered in the area over the past month A dozen bodies were discovered near a village in Sagaing Region’s Kani Township on Friday, offering further evidence of atrocity killings by regime forces operating in the area. The 12 bodies, including one of a […]
Soldiers burned down two houses and destroyed several others with the help of thugs from the military-backed Pyu Saw Htee group Wun Chone village in Magway Region, seen after the military’s raid (Supplied) Over 1,000 people have fled a village in Magway Region’s Pauk Township after junta forces burnt down two homes there and raided […]
Six months since the coup & the state of affairs in #Myanmar has deteriorated quickly. Nonetheless, the power of the people is unrelenting. Floods, #COVID19 & civil war have reinforced calls for international action. More in our weekly update
In addition to a vengeful campaign of human rights violations committed by state-backed forces, the COVID-19 pandemic is threatening to increase the death toll in Myanmar. Health care workers working to control the spread of the pandemic and treat patients are being locked up by the junta. Myanmar needs health care workers now more than […]
The Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma Condemns Myanmar’s Handling of the COVID-19 pandemic in new briefing paper: “How the Myanmar Junta is Violating Humanitarian Principles in their COVID-19 Response” 28 July 2021 Since seizing power in a coup on 1 February 2021, the people of Myanmar have been forced to defend themselves amid […]
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.
- Weekly Update on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar : Post-Coup (September 13-19)2021
- Residents of Town in Myanmar’s Chin State Flee Junta Artillery Barrage
- Junta soldiers kill pastor and cut off his finger as houses burn in Chin town
- Myanmar Junta Kills At Least 12 Civilians Over Weekend
- What Has Happened to Myanmar’s Tatmadaw?