Myanmar’s regime has been killing and detaining those who oppose military rule. On April 17, as Myanmar marked its new year, junta forces detained six people from No. 4 Ward in Yankin Township, Yangon. The military-run media reported that arms, including homemade bombs, were seized with the six detainees. It broadcast photos suggesting they had […]
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Protests continued across #Myanmar as the people resist the military coup through #flashstrikes & more. A National Unity Government was announced as pressure has been put on #ASEAN to not recognize the junta SAC-government. More in our weekly update
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 APRIL 2021 CHRO WELCOMES FORMATION OF NATIONAL UNITY GOVERNMENT (NUG) OF BURMA/MYANMAR The Chin Human Rights Organization (CHRO) today welcomes the formation of the National Unity Government (NUG) by the Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) – a representative body made up of parliamentarians duly elected from the 2020 elections. The formation […]
The bodies of the couple, who were parents to three children, were found in a ditch, locals say A couple was shot and killed by regime troops in the Indian-Sagaing border town of Tamu on Tuesday morning, and their bodies later discovered in a roadside ditch, residents told Myanmar Now. Kishan Goutam and Harimaya Goutam […]
‘The situation is not good at all here,’ a rescue worker from Myitnge said The coup regime’s forces shot dead two civilians and injured six others in the town of Myitnge, Mandalay Region, on Tuesday, according to residents. The two men who died were from the town’s Yankin ward and their bodies were cremated at […]
China and Russia continue to block meaningful steps for intervention and accountability in Myanmar. Amid more death, destruction and those arrested rising daily, the people remain creative & determined. More in our weekly update
The protesters have been defending themselves against well-armed police and soldiers with rudimentary hunting guns Two more people were killed overnight on Monday in the town of Pinlebu, Sagaing Region, as the coup regime’s forces attacked protesting local residents who defended themselves with single-shot hunting rifles. The deceased were two middle aged men, a protester […]
By DAVID SCOTT MATHIESON 25 March 2021 Pressure on the Myanmar military’s State Administration Council (SAC) just incrementally tightened in recent days with the United States designating two commanders and two military units under Executive Order 14014, a further step in US government targeting of the Tatmadaw (military) following the February 1 coup. US Secretary of State Antony […]
Responding to the adoption of a resolution on Myanmar by consensus at the UN Human Rights Council, Amnesty International’s Representative to the UN in Geneva, Hilary Power, said: “Speaking with one voice today, the UN Human Rights Council has sent a clear and unequivocal message to the Myanmar military that they must halt their violations, and […]
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