Entries by ND Burma

ND-Burma launches its new report, “To Recognize and Repair: Unofficial Truth Projects and the Need for Justice in Burma”

(Yangon, 11 June 2015) We have successfully launched the report of “To Recognize and Repair: Unofficial Truth Projects and the Need for Justice in Burma,” at Orchid Hotel in Rangoon on 11 June 2015. In the report launch, Ma Thin Thin Aung as moderator, Lway Poe Ngel from Advocacy team (PWO), San Htoi (KWAT) and Su […]

ABSDF (1996) Cries From Insein

Cries From Insein by Win Naing Oo Thse articles were published in 1996 by the ABSDF (All Burma Students’ Democratic Front). 1. Read > 1.1 Structure of the Prison 2. Read > 2.1 Prison Instruction Cell 3. Read > Corruption in the Prison 4. Read > Punishment in Prison 5. Read > Legal Procedures in […]

AAPP and FPPS (2015) Documentation Project Interim Report

To date, government efforts to assist former political prisoners (FPPs) to acclimatize and reintegrate into society have been largely nonexistent in Burma. The effects of this inaction have, and continue to be hugely detrimental for the FPPs, their families, and for transitional justice efforts in the country. This inaction has become even more pressing since […]

Media release: Yearning to be Heard: Mon Farmers’ Continued Struggle for Acknowledgement and Protection of their Rights

Media Release: Yearning to be Heard: Mon Farmers’ Continued Struggle for Acknowledgement and Protection of their Rights Human Rights Foundation of Monland – Burma (HURFOM) February 12, 2015 Land conflict is the most pressing issue facing Burma today, second only to armed conflict. Though Burma’s emerging democratic government has introduced land policy reform and has […]

Harvard war crimes report puts spotlight on transitional justice

Paul Vrieze, Yangon, International Justice Tribune, No 171, 3 December, 2014 A recent independent report finds three senior military officers could be held responsible for war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed by Myanmar army personnel during an offensive against ethnic armed groups in the east of the country. Last month, the International Human […]