On 18 October ND-Burma and its Reparations Working Group presented their new report “You cannot ignore us: Victims of human rights violations from 1970 – 2017 outline their desires for justice” in a diplomatic briefing at the Rangoon office of the European Union.
Delegation to Myanmar. Ko Aung Khing Min from Progressive Voice provided the background of the report; Ko Zaw Moe from the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners explained the methodology and data analysis; Lway Poe Kamae Khour from Ta’ang Women’s Organization talked about the human rights violations occurring in ethnic areas of Burma; and Ko Thwin Lin Aung from Geniue People’s Servants outlined the analysis and recommendations of the report.
Diplomats who attended the briefing gave their input and pledged to support the Reparation Working Group’s fight for transitional justice in Burma.
The briefing was attended by diplomats from the EU, Poland, Norway, Germany, France, Switzerland, and Denmark, as well as representative from USAID.