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February 18, 2017 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

War Crimes Continue Unabated in Kachin State. Where is the Outcry?

On December 23, 2016, Kachinland News reported that a mass grave containing the remains of 18 Mung Lung villagers, including a two year old boy, had been discovered three days earlier in a forest near Mung Lung Nam Hkye Ho village in Munggu area of Northern Shan State, Burma... Read more ►

February 13, 2017 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Giving Birth on the Run: Kachin Flee as Burma Army Attacks

Thousands of Kachin, Shan, Lisu and Kokang citizens have recently fled heavy fighting in Northern Shan State, Burma along the Chinese border. Numerous war crimes committed by the Burma Army have been documented throughout this area which perpetuated these villagers fear and... Read more ►

February 10, 2017 • Author: Amnesty International

Mountain of Trouble: Human Rights Abuses Continue At Myanmar’s Letpadaung Mine

This briefing examines the current human rights situation at Myanmar’s largest copper mine, the Letpadaung mine. The operating company, a subsidiary of China’s Wanbao Mining, intends to extend the mine’s perimeter, putting hundreds of people at risk of forced evict... Read more ►

February 9, 2017 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Rangers Lead the Way – We Are Ready to Go

February 9, 2017 Rangers on the trail hiking through jungle villages Mission Report for Muthraw and Toungoo Districts in Karen State and parts of southern Karenni State After ten weeks of training the teams embarked on a mission to bring help, hope and love to the villagers... Read more ►

February 8, 2017 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma

Report on the Human Rights Situation in Burma: January – December 2016

ND-Burma’s report on the human rights situation in Burma for the first half of 2016 flagged a sharp rise in the number of human rights violations being committed in Burma/Myanmar, with 98 recorded in total. Sadly, ND-Burma recorded an almost identical number of human right... Read more ►

February 8, 2017 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံလူ႔အခြင့္အေရး အေျခအေန အစီရင္ခံစာ (၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဇန္န၀ါရီ- ဒီဇင္ဘာ)

၂၀၁၆ ခုုႏွစ္အတြင္း လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးခ်ိဳးေဖာက္မႈ ၁၅၄ ခုုကိုု မွတ္တမ္းတင္ႏိုုင္သည္။ အေရအ တြက္အားျဖင့္... Read more ►

February 5, 2017 • Author: The Centre for Research on Multinational Coorporations, Action Labor Rights and Labour Rights Defenders & Promoters

The Myanmar Dilemma

This report asks whether, and how, Western garment brands can operate fairly in the fledgling democracy of Myanmar. The garment industry is one of the most labour-intensive manufacturing industries in the world. Clothing companies are constantly on the look-out for productio... Read more ►

February 3, 2017 • Author: United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights

Flash Report: Interviews with Rohingyas Fleeing from Myanmar since 9 October 2016

At the request of the High Commissioner, an OHCHR four-member team was granted access to Bangladesh from 8 to 23 January 2017 to interview Rohingyas who had entered Bangladesh from northern Rakhine State (nRS) in the aftermath of the 9 October 2016 attacks. As per its terms ... Read more ►

January 25, 2017 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Current Humanitarian Situation update in Kachin State, 25th January 2017

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January 20, 2017 • Author: Progressive Voice

Briefing Paper: Another Piece of the Democratic – Puzzle Reform of the Administrative Structure of Myanmar Essential

Under the leadership of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the mantra of ‘change’, the National League for Democracy (NLD) won an overwhelming victory in Myanmar’s 2015 general elections. This display of popular support for the NLD shows that people of Myanmar are fully invested... Read more ►

January 20, 2017 • Author: Progressive Voice

စာတမ္းတုိ ။ ။ ဒီမိုကေရစီပေဟဠိ အေျဖညႇိရန္ ေနာက္ထပ္ပုဒ္စာတစ္ပုဒ္- ျမန္မာနိုင္ငံအုပ္ခ်ဳပ္ေရးပုိင္းဆိုင္ရာ ဖြဲ႔စည္းတည္ေဆာက္ပံု...

ေဒၚေအာင္ဆန္းစုၾကည္၏ ေခါင္းေဆာင္မႈႏွင့္တကြ ေျပာင္းလဲခ်ိန္တန္ၿပီဟူသည့္  မႏၱန္ေအာက္တြင္ အမ်ိဳးသား... Read more ►

January 20, 2017 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

Toungoo Field Report: Slow transitions towards real change, January to December 2015

This report covers issues including land confiscation, education, healthcare, development projects, military activity, drug issues, and discrimination against Muslim people, which occurred between January and December 2015 in Htantabin and Thandaunggyi Townships in Toungoo (... Read more ►

January 18, 2017 • Author: Network for Human Rights Documentation

Briefing Paper: Inconvenient truths: How Journalists in Burma Continue to be Silenced

In December 2016, investigative reporter Ko Soe Moe Tun was found dead at the side of a road in Monywa, north-west of Mandalay. He had been beaten with wooden sticks and died as a result of a skull fracture. At the time of his murder he had been researching a story on illega... Read more ►

January 18, 2017 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Northern Burma Update: Burma Army Divides Kachin

    In August 2016 the Burma Army began a major escalation of operations in northern Burma, Kachin State, with daily attacks against Gidon and Lai Hpawng posts in Waingmaw Township.  The purpose of this offensive is to cut off crucial Kachin Independence Organ... Read more ►

January 16, 2017 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

Aerial bombing by Burma Army jets kills three villagers, injures seven in Kyaukme, northern Shan State

Three civilians were killed and seven injured, including two women and a five-year-old child, when two Burma Army jets indiscriminately bombed Pang Mark Mur village, Kyaukme township, northern Shan State, on December 26, 2106. On that day, at 8 am, troops of Burma Army Light... Read more ►