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Karen Peace Support Network’s report launch cancelled

Today’s planned launch of Karen Peace Support Network’s (KPSN) new report has been cancelled. The report, titled The Nightmare Returns, focuses on the plight of recent... 

April 25, 2018 | Read more »

Disagreement over Representation Preventing NMSP from Joining Mon State Ceasefire Monitoring Committee

The New Mon State Party (NMSP) have yet to join the Mon State Joint Ceasefire Monitoring Committee (JMC–S) due to a disagreement over NMSP representation in the Karen State... 

April 21, 2018 | Read more »

Mon Youth and Drug Forum Releases 6-Point Plan to Combat Drug Use Among Teens

A youth and drug forum was held April 2–3, 2018, in Kwan That village, Thanbyuzayat Township, Mon State. The forum welcomed 153 youth participants and was organized by the... 

April 20, 2018 | Read more »

Mon students in need of educational support for university study

According to Mon students from Bop Htaw Education Empowerment Program (BHEEP) —run by the Mon National Education Committee (MNEC) — many struggle to find financial support... 

April 19, 2018 | Read more »

Owner of fishing vessel accused of trafficking laborers agrees to pay partial wages

Eight out of 23 fishermen in Ye Township, Mon State have been paid partial wages after submitting a forced labor complaint to the Mawlamyine District Labor Office on March... 

April 4, 2018 | Read more »

Locals upset with indiscriminate taxing of vehicles on Thanbyuzayat-Ye Highway in Mon State

HURFOM: Villagers in Ye Township, Mon State are crying foul over an entrance tax to Lamine Town that indiscriminately taxes travelers along the Thanbyuzayat-Ye Highway. The... 

April 4, 2018 | Read more »

12-year-old domestic worker raped repeatedly in Chaungzone Township

During February 2018, a 12-year-old girl from Nee Mote village, Chaungzone, Township, Mon State, reported being raped nine times by married, 26-year-old U Soe Aung, who is... 

March 29, 2018 | Read more »

23 Ye Township fisherman trafficked and forced to work for more than 1 year without pay

HURFOM: Fishermen in Ye Township are struggling to meet their daily livelihood needs after remaining unpaid for a year’s worth of work. Twenty-three fishermen accuse U Aung... 

March 28, 2018 | Read more »