Entries by ND Burma

Myanmar Mother Prays for Tortured Daughter

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 […]

ND-Burma Situation Update 12-18 April

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

CHRO WELCOMES FORMATION OF NATIONAL UNITY GOVERNMENT (NUG) OF BURMA/MYANMAR

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 […]

Husband and wife shot dead on motorbike by junta’s armed forces in Tamu

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 […]

Two more dead in junta attacks on protesters in Pinlebu as government buildings burn

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 […]

Myanmar Military’s Notorious Foot Soldiers

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 […]

Myanmar: UN resolution ups pressure on military and business partners

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 […]