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. Download full PDF version of report in [English]
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A member of a local refugee relief team told Mizzima that tens of thousands of refugees in Kayah State are currently facing food shortages. Relief teams are sending food as far as they can reach but refugees West of Demawso, Daw Nga Kha Kone Thar 4 mile, Loi Nam Fa and Shan-Kayah border are out […]
“Weekly Update on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar Post-Coup” The number of those displaced is increasing steadily in Myanmar as civilians are forced to face a crisis on multiple fronts – all of which put their livelihoods in jeopardy. ASEAN and international bodies must do more for the people. e
(Yangon): The United Nations in Myanmar is concerned about the rapidly deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in Kayah State and other areas in southeastern Myanmar. Recent violence in Kayah State, including indiscriminate attacks by security forces against civilian areas, has led to the internal displacement of an estimated 100,000 men, women and children. Many of […]
An 18-year-old PDF member and a 20-year-old woman are killed in the fighting, and five regime soldiers are detained by the local resistance Two locals were killed during renewed fighting between the local People’s Defence Force (PDF) and the regime military in Sagaing Region’s Yinmabin Township. Following one of the clashes, the PDF detained five […]
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, […]
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
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.
- Weekly Update on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar: Post-Coup (11-17 October 2021)
- Additional charge against American journalist Danny Fenster related to his work with Myanmar Now, says lawyer
- The timing of todays’ statement is not coincidental. Coming days after the terrorist-like SAC’s rightful rejection by ASEAN.
- Myanmar junta forces raid Chin human rights office in Hakha township
- Myanmar Junta Refuses ASEAN’s Request to Meet Suu Kyi