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13-year-old boy accused of rape, murder, and allegedly tortured by police, released on bail

WCRP: A 13-year-old boy taken into police custody in early November 2018, on suspicion of the rape and murder of his adoptive sister, was released on bail by the Zayar Thiri... 

January 17, 2019 | Read more »

Three landmine blasts injure one, damage property, and livestock in Yebyu Township

HURFOM: One woman was injured, a buffalo was wounded, and two motorbikes sustained damage due to three successive landmine blasts on January 7th 2019, in Seit Pyo Yae village,... 

January 16, 2019 | Read more »

Man charged under Penal Code 377 (Unnatural offenses) after male employee repeatedly raped

HURFOM: A 30-year-old employee says he was repeatedly raped and physically attacked by his male employer at the barber shop he worked at in Mawlamyine. The man filed a lawsuit... 

January 15, 2019 | Read more »

72nd Mon National Day experiencing a funding shortage

HURFOM: According to the Central Organizing Committee of the 72nd Mon National Day, there is currently a funding shortage affecting the preparations for the historic event. The... 

December 19, 2018 | Read more »

Three villagers injured by landmines in less than two months as land dispute between the NMSP and KNU drags on in Yebyu Township

HURFOM: Three people have been injured by landmines in Yebyu Township in a one-and-a-half-month period from October 15th to November 29th 2018. The blasts have taken place... 

December 6, 2018 | Read more »

Locals in Mudon Township demand removal of illegally operating Chinese-owned factory because of negative environmental and health impacts

HURFOM: According to locals, a Chinese-owned factory in Mudon Township has been operating without the official permission of the Mon State government and is badly damaging... 

November 30, 2018 | Read more »

8-year-old girl raped repeatedly and threatened by her grandfather in Mudon Township

WCRP: In November, an 8-year-old girl from Htin Kone village, Mudon Township, Mon State, reported being raped five times by her maternal, 50-year-old grandfather, who she... 

November 29, 2018 | Read more »

Military captain who shot and killed civilian on Kalagoke Island to be transferred to civic court: MNHRC

HURFOM: On November 16th 2018, according to a letter from the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC), Captain Aung Ko Ko Min from Light Infantry Battalion (LIB)... 

November 28, 2018 | Read more »