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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 ►

January 14, 2017 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Urgent Humanitarian Situation update in Kachin State, 14th January 2017

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January 12, 2017 • Author: Candle Light, Khaing Myae Thitsar, Myeik Lawyer Network and Dawei Development Association, Southern Youth, Tarkapaw and Tenasserim River & Indigenous People Networks

အစိမ္းေရာင္ ကႏၱာရ။ ။ တနသာၤရီတုိင္းမွ ေဒသခံမ်ား MSPP ဆီအုန္းစုိက္ပ်ိဳးေရး လုပ္ငန္းကုိ ျငင္းဆန္အံတုမႈ

ကမာၻတစ္လႊားရွိ ဆီအုန္းစုိက္ပ်ိဳးေရးလုပ္ငန္းမ်ားမွာ ဌာေနတုိင္းရင္းသားမ်ားကုိ အတိင္းအဓမၼေျပာင္း... Read more ►

January 12, 2017 • Author: Human Rights Watch

World Report 2017: Burma – Events of 2016

Burma’s new government led by the National League for Democracy (NLD) took office in March 2016 after sweeping the November 2015 elections. Headed by State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Htin Kyaw, the NLD controls a majority of both upper and lower house parlia... Read more ►

January 12, 2017 • Author: Candle Light, Khaing Myae Thitsar, Myeik Lawyer Network and Dawei Development Association, Southern Youth, Tarkapaw and Tenasserim River & Indigenous People Networks

Green Desert: Communities in Tanintharyi Renounce the MSPP Oil Palm Concession

Around the world, oil palm plantations have been criticised for forced evictions of indigenous communities, labour abuses and rampant deforestation. This notorious industry has now expanded to Myanmar with devastating consequences for human rights and the environment. More t... Read more ►

January 11, 2017 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Urgent Humanitarian Situation update in Kachin State, 11th January 2017

Intensive fighting between the Myanmar Government Armed Forces (Tatmadaw) and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) continues in Kachin State. The recent fighting in Laihpawng area has resulted in the relocation of IDPs from Zai Awng/Mugga Zup camp to Lungbyen area and on the r... Read more ►