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March 31, 2017 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

Dooplaya Situation Update: Kawkareik Township and Noh T’Kaw Township, April to May 2016

The following Situation Update was received by KHRG in May 2016. It was written by a community member in Dooplaya District who has been trained by KHRG to monitor human rights conditions. It is presented below translated exactly as originally written, save for minor edits fo... Read more ►

March 31, 2017 • Author: National Drug User Network and Transnational Institute

“အေမွာင္ရိပ္တြင္ ေတြ႕ရွိျခင္း” မူးယစ္ေဆး၀ါးဆိုင္ရာ တရားဥပေဒစိုးမိုးေရးလုပ္ငန္းမ်ား၏ အက်ိဳးသက္ေရာက္မႈ

အေရွ႕ေတာင္အာရွရွိ‘ေရႊႀတိဂံေဒသ’ ၃ တြင္ တည္ရွိေသာ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံသည ဘိန္းစိုက္ပ်ိဳးထုတ္လုပ္မႈတြင္ လ... Read more ►

March 30, 2017 • Author: Displacement Solutions, Norwegian Refugee Council

Restitution in Myanmar: Building Lasting Peace, National Reconciliation and Economic Prosperity Through a Comprehensive Housing, Land and Property Restitution Programme

The question of housing, land and property (HLP) restitution has received increased attention over the past several years throughout Myanmar as the country continues to consolidate recent democratic gains and political reforms. This paper has been prepared in the spirit of p... Read more ►

March 29, 2017 • Author: Michael Winter and Mya Nandar Thin/ The Asia Foundation

Policy Dialogue Brief Series No. 18: The Provision of Public Goods and Services in Urban Areas in Myanmar

This report summarizes the findings and recommendations of a study on planning and budgeting in Development Affairs Organizations (DAOs) in Myanmar’s states and regions. The study looked at the overall institutional and financing framework for DAOs, as well as the actual p... Read more ►

March 29, 2017 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

Toungoo Situation Update: Thandaunggyi Township, June to August 2016

The following Situation Update was received by KHRG in August 2016. It was written by a community member in Toungoo District who has been trained by KHRG to monitor human rights conditions. It is presented below translated exactly as originally written, save for minor edits ... Read more ►

March 27, 2017 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

Arbitrary Arrest of Two Villagers by Burma Border Guard Force in Mong Yawng, Eastern Shan State

Two villagers were arbitrarily arrested by Burma Army Border Guard Force (BGF) troops in Mong Yawng, eastern Shan State, during March 13-18, 2017. On March 12, at 8 pm, a group of troops from BGF no. 1008 came to the house of Loong Narn Oon, aged 54, in Wan Htin, Wan Tap tra... Read more ►

March 27, 2017 • Author: Brian McCartan and Kim Jolliffe/The Asia Foundation

မူဝါဒေရးရာေဆြးေႏြးခ်က္စာတမ္းငယ္ အမွတ္(၁၇) – တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္ အုပ္စုမ်ား၏ တရားစီရင္ေရး စနစ္မ်ား

တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္တစ္ဖြဲ႕ခ်င္း (Ethnic Armed Actors EAAs)1 ၏ တရားစီရင္ေရးစနစ္မ်ားသည္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၏ တိုင္းရ... Read more ►

March 27, 2017 • Author: Brian McCartan and Kim Jolliffe/The Asia Foundation

Policy Dialogue Brief Series No. 17: Ethnic Armed Actors and Justice Provision in Myanmar

The justice systems of ethnic armed actors (EAAs)1 have a major impact on the lives of many people in Myanmar’s ethnic areas. Depending on the location, they provide either an alternative to the government’s justice system, or the only justice local people have ever know... Read more ►

March 23, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) and Women and Child Rights Project

Cracks in the Silence: Sexual Violence Against Children and Challenges to Accessing Justice in Mon State and Mon Areas of Southeast Burma

Since 2013, the number of reported cases of violence, particularly sexual violence, toward children in Burma has increased dramatically. HURFOM itself has seen a significant increase in the number of cases of violence toward children received between 2013 and 2016. However, ... Read more ►

March 21, 2017 • Author: Alliance for Gender Inclusion in the Peace Process

ခြဲျခားဆက္ဆံမႈမ်ားကင္းေ၀းရာမွ အားလံုးအလံုးစံုပါ၀င္မႈဆီသို ့–ႏိုင္ငံေရးစကား၀ိုင္းအေၾကာင္းအရာမ်ားအေပၚ က်ား၊ မ ေရးရာ ဂ်ဲန္ဒါ အျမင္ရႈေထာင့္မ်ား

5 ခြဲျခားဆက္ဆံမႈမ်ားကင္းေဝးရာမွ အားလံုးအလံုးစံုပါဝင္မႈဆီသို႔ – ႏိုင္ငံေရးစကားဝုိင္း အေၾကာင္းအရ... Read more ►

March 21, 2017 • Author: Alliance for Gender Inclusion in the Peace Process

Moving from Discrimination to Inclusion: Gender Perspectives on the Political Dialogue Themes

Throughout its history, Myanmar’s political life has seen a very low rate of women’s participation in the realms of politics, the economy, and peace-building. This can largely be attributed to a pervasive cultural attitude that sees women as only being suited to roles in... Read more ►

March 16, 2017 • Author: Transnational Institute

Myanmar’s Next Great Transformation: Enclosing the Oceans and our Aquatic Resources

Top-down conservation projects, (Eco-)tourism, large-scale aquaculture and the expansion of industrial infrastructure are transforming Myanmar. Myanmar’s coastal and inland aquatic resources are vast, but these evolving processes and dynamics raise important questions... Read more ►

March 16, 2017 • Author: Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

ရခုိင္ျပည္နယ္ဆုိင္ရာ အႀကံေပးေကာ္မရွင္၏ ၾကားျဖတ္ အစီရင္ခံစာ

  အစီရင္ခံစာ အျပည့္အစုံကုိ ဤေနရာတြင္ ရယူႏုိင္သည္။ ... Read more ►

March 16, 2017 • Author: Advisory Commission on Rakhine State

Advisory Commission on Rakhine State: Interim Report and Recommendations

Introduction Mandate of the Advisory Commission The Advisory Commission on Rakhine State – chaired by Mr Kofi Annan – was established on 5 September 2016 at the behest of Myanmar’s State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. According to the Commission’s Terms of Referenc... Read more ►

March 16, 2017 • Author: Transnational Institute

သမုဒၵရာႏွင့္ ေရေအာက္သယံဇာတမ်ားကို ျခံခတ္သိမ္းဆည္းျခင္း။ ။ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံဧ။္ ေနာက္ထပ္ၾကီးက်ယ္သည့္ ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲေရး ေျခလွမ္းတစ္ရပ္

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံသည္ ၾကီးက်ယ္သည့္ ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲေရးသံသရာစက္၀န္းသစ္ဧ။္ ေရွ ့တန္းမ်က္ႏွာစာေပၚ ေရာက... Read more ►