Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, the two Reuters journalists who were jailed in Myanmar for more than 500 days after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act, received their Pulitzer Prize for international reporting on Tuesday in New York City from the Pulitzer Prize Board. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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.