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WCRP releases “Cracks in the Silence: Sexual violence against children and challenges to accessing justice in Mon State and Mon areas of southeast Burma”

Today HURFOM’s Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP) releases their latest report, “Cracks in the Silence: Sexual violence against children and challenges to accessing... 

March 23, 2017 | Read more »

30,000 people protest Union Parliament’s approval of controversial bridge name

On March 19, thousands of residents from across southeast Burma gathered in Mawlamyine to continue protesting against the controversial decision to name a bridge after General... 

March 21, 2017 | Read more »

Mon Youth Forum throws support behind local Chaungzone candidate in upcoming by-election

HURFOM: On March 11, the Mon Youth Forum (MYF) announced they will be supporting the All Mon Democratic Party (AMDP) candidate Nai Win Tun from Chaungzone Township in the... 

March 20, 2017 | Read more »

Mon National Schools face funding crisis over teacher salaries

HURFOM: Mon National Schools are currently facing a funding crisis for teacher salaries, according to Nai Ongjanah from the Mon National Education Committee (MNEC). The former... 

March 15, 2017 | Read more »

14th Annual Mon Women’s Day celebrations held in Mawlamyine

On March 9, 2017, Mon women joined together in celebration of the 14th annual Mon Women’s Day held in Mawlamyine, Mon State. The event was organized by five Mon groups,... 

March 15, 2017 | Read more »

Over 5,000 people protest proposed bridge name in Mon State

On March 2, 2017, approximately 5,000 people from Mon State participated in a protest against the naming of a bridge linking Mawlamyine and Chaungzone townships after General... 

March 9, 2017 | Read more »

Over 2,000 local Pyar Taung residents participate in demonstration against coal-power plant

HURFOM: On February 18, 2017, over 2,000 locals from Pyar Taung region demonstrated against the use of a coal-power plant to provide electricity for the local cement factory... 

March 1, 2017 | Read more »

Mon State Minister resigns over bridge naming controversy

HURFOM: Mon State Minister, U Min Min Oo, has resigned following controversy surrounding the naming of the Than-Lwin Bridge between Chaungzone and Moulmein townships. U Min... 

February 24, 2017 | Read more »