Entries by ND Burma

Six killed in clashes between Myanmar army and anti-junta militia

Four protesters and at least two officers were killed as Myanmar soldiers battled an anti-junta civilian militia with small arms and grenades in the country’s second city Tuesday, authorities and military sources said. Fighting has flared across Myanmar since the February coup as people form “defence forces” to battle a brutal military crackdown on dissent, […]

Leader of resistance force in Magwe Region shot dead

Former student activist Kyaw San Oo was shot in the head at close range when he wasn’t able to flee police following a shootout A leader of a resistance group based in Magwe Region’s Gangaw Township was killed during a clash with regime forces on Sunday, according to family members. Kyaw San Oo, a 24-year-old […]

ND-Burma Situation Update (14-20 Jun 2021)

A fire set by the junta destroyed a village which killed an elderly couple. Calls by civil society organizations on #WorldRefugeeDay & Day to End Sexual Violence in Conflict highlighted growing need for protection of vulnerable groups. Civilian resistance ongoing. More in our weekly update 1  

Destruction & Displacement: Civilian Safety and Security at Risk Post-Coup in Myanmar

By: The Network for Human Rights Documentation- Burma Situation Overview After ten years of a slow but steady transition to a democratic civilian government, the Myanmar Tatmadaw launched a military coup in the early morning hours of 1 February 2021. Their actions resulted in the unlawful detainment and arrest of political leaders and activists. The […]

The Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma Calls for An End to Junta Violence in New Briefing Paper: “Destruction & Displacement: Civilian Safety and Security at Risk Post-Coup in Myanmar”

The Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma Calls for An End to Junta Violence in New Briefing Paper: “Destruction & Displacement: Civilian Safety and Security at Risk Post-Coup in Myanmar” 21 June 2021 Widespread internal displacement is on the rise in conflict-torn Myanmar. Following the failed military coup on 1 February, civilians in rural […]

On World Refugee Day, the Human Rights Foundation of Monland Condemns the Forced Internal Displacement of Civilians in Burma with Release of Briefing Paper on Humanitarian Crisis

20 June 2021 Internal displacement in Burma has forced hundreds of thousands of civilians to flee for their lives from state-sponsored abuses by the military. On World Refugee Day, the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM), calls for an immediate end to human rights violations persecuted against the people of Burma. Our latest briefing paper, ‘Displacement […]

Press release by the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT)

A new briefing paper released today by KWAT provides an update of human rights violations by the regime’s security forces in urban and rural areas of Kachin State and Muse District of northern Shan State during April and May, 2021. Security forces have continued to use live ammunition against unarmed protesters, killing two men, in […]