International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, 26 June 2020 Achieve Justice by Combating Impunity On this International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Women’s League of Burma (WLB), Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma), Assistance Association of Political Prisoners (AAPP), Vimutti Women’s Organization (VWO) and Asia Justice and Rights (AJAR) […]
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In 2017, soldiers in northern Shan state detained a Kachin man in his 50s who had been displaced by fighting and was working as an overnight guard at a tea factory. They accused him and five others from the factory of being Kachin Independence Army soldiers. Then they blindfolded him and took him to an […]
Joint Statement, 19 June 2020 On World Refugee Day, end the ongoing armed conflict, human rights violations and humanitarian crises in Myanmar Ahead of 20 June, 2020 World Refugee Day, we the 123 undersigned organizations call for an immediate end to the ongoing armed conflict, human rights violations and humanitarian crises in ethnic areas and […]
May Justice Newsletter Ceasefire Declared, yet Clashes Continue Amid Pandemic On March 11 2020, the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 a global pandemic. With 232 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Burma, response efforts have been slowed and interrupted by the Burma Army – who continue to ignore calls for a nationwide ceasefire to properly respond […]
For immediate release 1 June 2020: The Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) has released a new documentary on the response to COVID-19 in southeastern Myanmar. The film titled, “Reflections on Grassroots Livelihoods During COVID-19” spotlights the challenges faced by farm laborers, returning migrant workers, and those living in remote areas and IDP villages. Many of the hardships experienced are a result […]
The global coronavirus pandemic has understandably dominated the attention of Asia and the entire world in recent months. But the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar has a message to send: our investigations are open and the virus will not blind us to ongoing crimes. Last month, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of […]
At least 200 houses and other buildings were destroyed by fire in a conflict-ridden state in Myanmar in an incident that has “all the hallmarks” of previous military arson attacks on villages, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Let Kar village in Rakhine was mostly deserted when the buildings went up in flames on May […]
Message from the Head of the Mechanism The Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar (hereafter, “the Mechanism”) is up and running and working to fulfil its mandate to collect, consolidate, preserve and analyse evidence of serious international crimes and violations of international law committed in Myanmar since 2011. Since I took up my mandate on 1 […]
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.
- UN urged to take action against Myanmar over civilian abuses
- Justice Newsletter (September 2020)
- UN human rights expert calls for immediate end to military assaults on Rakhine villages, decries mounting death toll of children
- PEACE NEVER CAME
- Myanmar Mechanism calls for continued support of international community in the accountability efforts