Seeking Justice in Burma January 2018 Conflict ramps up in northern Shan and Kachin states: civilians killed and thousands displaced An escalation of armed conflict in northern Shan and Kachin states has resulted in a surge in IDPs, with the UN estimating 107,000 people are displaced in the area. In northern Shan State hundreds of […]
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Seeking Justice in Burma December 2017 New ND-Burma member report details victims’ demands for justice ND-Burma member the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) published a new reportdetailing human rights abuses by the military and ethnic armed organizations in Mon areas of Burma over the last 22 years. Having conducted dozens of interviews, HURFOM found that […]
Seeking Justice in Burma October 2017 Ethnic leaders criticise government on two year anniversary of Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement 15 October marked the two year anniversary of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) and the month saw a number of ethnic leaders and peace negotiators criticise the lack of progress on the peace process. The Chairman of […]
ND-Burma took part in a workshop entitled “The Role of Truth in Strengthening Peace,” held in Aceh, Indonesia, 9-14 October 2017. The workshop brought together more than 100 policymakers, academics, civil society and survivors from the region to discuss the role of truth commissions in strengthening peace. Participants reflected on the ways that truth commission […]
Seeking Justice in Burma August 2017 ND-Burma’s documentation finds continued impunity for abuses ND-Burma published an update on the human rights situation based on its documentation, which found that grave human rights abuses continue to be committed by government security forces and ethnic armed organizations. Impunity continues to be the norm, with each case in […]
ND-Burma update on the human rights situation finds continued impunity for abuses 15 August 2017 For Immediate Press Release Press release in Burmese ND-Burma update on the human rights situation – English ND-Burma update on the human rights situation – Burmese
Seeking Justice in Burma July 2017 UN human rights envoy tells of ongoing human rights violations The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar said in her End of Mission statement that the situation in Shan state is worsening, with an escalation of conflict and increased reports of human rights violations. […]
Sign up to ND-Burma’s new monthly justice newsletter: [yikes-mailchimp form=”1″ title=”1″ submit=”Sign me up! “] Seeking justice in Burma Please find below ND-Burma’s new monthly newsletter compiling all developments on recognition and redress for human rights violations in Burma. ND-Burma publishes briefing urging Government to discuss justice at 21st Century Panglong On 22 May […]
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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