Entries by ND Burma

AAPP (2010) The Ten Year Fight for Burma’s Political Prisoners

During Burma’s successive military regimes, the term political prisoner has been shrouded in controversy. In fact, the current military regime, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) denies their very existence, arguing that there are only criminals in Burma’s prisons. In reality, there are more than 2,000 people behind bars, without access to the guarantees […]

Report on the Human Rights Situation in Burma (July – December 2013)

The Network for Human Right Documentation-Burma (ND-Burma) is an organization that documents and reports human rights violations taking place throughout Burma. We are a watch-dog for human rights violations and are continually monitoring the human rights situation in Burma. This report covers the second period of 2013 and focuses on 106 documented cases of human […]

DESTINATION UNKNOWN: HOPE AND DOUBT REGARDING IDRESETTLEMENT IN MON STATE

I.     Executive Summary The growing optimism surrounding Burma’s political and social transitions has begun to be accompanied by ambitions to resettle displaced communities along the country’s border with Thailand. As the notion and its attendant proposals continue to proliferate, it seems timely to assess how the communities directly affected by this prospect feel about resettlement. Interviews were […]