Around 2,000 civilians are in need of food and accommodation after fleeing recent clashes between the military and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) in northern Shan State, sources assisting the displaced communities said. The displaced civilians inhabited eight villages located in Muse and Kutkai townships, where fierce fighting between the Myanmar Army and TNLA–an […]
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Civil society statement on the visit of Head of OCHA to Myanmar While noting efforts by UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Martin Griffiths, to negotiate humanitarian access across Myanmar, including to Rakhine State following deadly Cyclone Mocha, we, the undersigned 513 civil society organizations, are concerned that Mr. Griffiths’ visit lacked […]
Human Rights Violations took place in States and Regions from Aug 15 to 21, 2023 Military Junta Troop launched airstrikes and dropped bombs in Sagaing Region, Bago Region, Kayin State, and Kachin State from August 15th to 21st. Military Junta troops attacked with heavy artillery which seemed to contain chemical poison, to Thasi Village, Kale […]
Human Rights Violations took place in States and Regions from Aug 8 to 14, 2023 Military Junta Troops launched airstrikes and dropped bombs in Sagaing Region and Bago Region from August 8th to 14th. Military Junta troops arrested almost 50 civilians and used them as human shields in Tanintharyi Region. Juna’s troops arrested 2 civilians […]
Other inmates, including female prisoners, who participated were placed in solitary confinement. Two Burmese political prisoners beaten by the ruling military junta’s prison authorities for participating in a ceremony marking Martyrs’ Day have died of their injuries, sources with knowledge of the situation said. They were among four inmates authorities physically assaulted in Tharrawaddy Prison in Bago […]
The attacks come as resistance forces continue to hold the township’s fire department chief and others for helping the regime to target dissidents Regime forces have begun carrying out raids in Sagaing Region’s Budalin Township following the capture late last week of fire department staff and their families by local resistance groups. According to sources […]
Investigators say they are looking for evidence linking crimes to specific individuals, especially high-level officials UN investigators said Tuesday they had gathered strong evidence of surging war crimes in Myanmar, including mass executions and sexual violence, and were building case files to help bring perpetrators to justice. The Southeast Asian country has been ravaged by […]
Human Rights Violations took place in States and Regions from Aug 1 to 7, 2023 Military Junta Troops arrested almost 60 civilians and used them as human shields from Tanintharyi Region and Sagaing Region from August 1st to 7th. Military Junta Troops launched airstrikes and dropped bombs in Pale Township, Sagaing Region on August 7th. […]
To: Government of Japan, Ministry of JusticeKen Saitō, Minister for Justiceken.email@example.comOffice of the ASEAN-Japan and G7 Justice Ministers’ Meeting Organizing CommitteeAJSMJ-Japan@i.moj.go.jpInternational Division, Media DeskMOJ-Itn-Conference10@i.moj.go.jp Cc: Government of Japan, Ministry of Foreign AffairsHayashi Yoshimasa, Minister for Foreign Affairshayashi.firstname.lastname@example.orgSoutheast & Southwest Asia Affairs DepartmentYutaka Arima, Directoryutaka.email@example.comInternational Cooperation Departmenticdmoj@i.moj.go.jp National Unity Government of Myanmar, Ministry of JusticeU Thein […]
They beat 31 political prisoners and locked them in narrow, dark cells. Prison guards at Myanmar’s Thayarwady (Tharyawaddy) Prison have beaten 31 inmates for marking the country’s Martyrs’ Day and four are being treated for their injuries in the prison hospital, sources told RFA Friday. Prisoners held a saluting ceremony on July 19, while women […]
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.