Most defectors now want to join the People’s Defence Force and fight against the regime, a former captain says About 800 soldiers have left the military to join the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM) since the February 1 coup, a former captain who is helping people to defect has told Myanmar Now. Lin Htet Aung, 29, […]
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In the now four months which have passed since the Myanmar Coup, civilians are continuing to appeal to the international community for support and much needed action. The junta must understand that their authoritarian rule will not be tolerated, and civilians must be protected. Failure to hold the military accountable runs the risk of allowing […]
Open letter from 191 CSOs urging the Eight NCA-signatory EAOs to reconsider their proposal to negotiate with the Military’s SAC Council May 30th 2021 We, the 191 Civil Society Organizations send this open letter urging a serious rethink of the proposal from eight of the NCA signatories Ethnic Armed Organizations that was sent on May […]
The situation in Myanmar has become increasingly more worrying as conflict in ethnic areas compromises civilian safety amid a pandemic and coup. Their willingness to overcome is a testament to their strength. CBOs, HRDS, WHRDs filling important gaps. More in our visual update:
The assault on #Chin, Minda continues while the Tatmadaw expands their operations into Loikaw, #Kayah where more civilians have been forced to flee the junta’s violence. Meanwhile, the Myanmar election chief considers dissolving Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD party. More in our weekly update
It has been over 100 days since the #MyanmarCoup. Authoritarian rule by the junta has led to a morally and economically defunct state of governance, where the people are continuing to prevail. Release the detainees, release the journalists. More in our weekly update
Myanmar’s army battled local militia fighters in the northwestern town of Mindat on Saturday, residents said, to try to quell a rebellion that has sprung up to oppose the junta which seized power in the Southeast Asian country in February. The fighting is some of the heaviest since the coup and underlines the growing chaos […]
Educators, students, parents and alumni have been vocal in their refusal to be educated under the military junta. Our recent thematic summary breaks down some of the key events that have taken place since the coup, as civilian resistance continues.
Educators are not wavering to the junta’s threats to return to school. In stark defiance, they’re resisting ‘slave education.’ While tensions rise in ethnic areas as the Tatmadaw wages conflict amid a coup and a pandemic, while freedom of expression remains under serious threat. More in our weekly update
The power of the people continues to undermine Tatmadaw violence in their attempts to squander dissent. Despite crackdowns, night arrests and targeting of the Civil Disobedience Movement organizers, civilians are prevailing. Meanwhile, conflict in ethnic areas demands urgent attention an response. Visual update
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.
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