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Rape: The Burma Army’s unpunished weapon of war

Briefing Papers, ND-Burma In October 2016, amid renewed violence in Rakhine state, it was reported that “dozens” of women had been raped by Burma/Myanmar army soldiers.... 

November 30, 2016 | Read more »

Thanbyuzayat land victims appeal to the vice president

In October, 2016, 56 rubber plantation owners from various villages near Wae Gali, southern Thanbyuzayat Township, Mon State have launched an appeal to the Burma Second Vice... 

November 28, 2016 | Read more »

Brother-in-law rapes 8-year-old sister in Mawlamyine

WCRP: On September 11, 2016, it has been revealed that a 8 year-old-girl has been raped by her brother-in-law in San Mya Thidar Ward, Mawlamyine, Mon State. According to a... 

November 2, 2016 | Read more »

Nine villagers food poisoned by market fish in Ye

On October 17, 2016, nine villagers from Duyar Village, Ye Township, Mon State have suffered from food poisoning after eating seafood bought from the local market. According... 

November 2, 2016 | Read more »

Kindergarten boy severely beaten by teacher

WCRP: On September 6, 2016, a Kindergarten student from Thiri Myine Ward, Mawlamyine, was severely beaten by his teacher as she accused him of stealing a pencil from his classmate. According... 

October 31, 2016 | Read more »

NMSP’s decision on forced marriage not accepted by perpetrator

On April 21, 2016, Mg Ko Lay, a young man from Ka Lot Thot Village, Mudon Township, Mon State, had forcefully pressured his girlfriend to marry him without her consent. The... 

October 25, 2016 | Read more »

Chaungsone Land Owner Dealing with Land Disputes for over a Decade

U Khin Zaw, from Nat Hmaw village tract in Chaungsone Township, Mon State, says he has been dealing with land disputes for over a decade. In 1989, U Khin Zaw bought 10.05... 

October 20, 2016 | Read more »

Asian Development Bank holds meeting with Mon State CSOs

On October 12, 2016, Asian Development Bank (ADB) held a meeting named “Country Partnership Strategy Consultation” with Mon State Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) at... 

October 19, 2016 | Read more »