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No justice for handicapped girl raped in Ye Township

WCRP: In July 2015 a 23-year-old handicapped girl was raped by a 40-year-old man in Jone Lang village, Ye Township. While the case has been reported to local authorities,... 

November 17, 2015 | Read more »

NMSP investigate Gu Bao rape case

WCRP: The New Mon State Party (NMSP) is investigating a rape case in the Thai-Burma border village of Gu Bao, following the rape of a 22-year-old mentally disabled girl by... 

November 17, 2015 | Read more »

Election day irregularities in Mon State

On November 8, 2015, historic elections were held across Burma. While voting on the whole proceeded smoothly, HURFOM received information concerning a number of irregularities... 

November 17, 2015 | Read more »

Worries abound over Mon State USDP election campaign

With elections fast approaching, worries have arisen over tactics used by the ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) as election campaigning intensifies in Mon... 

October 23, 2015 | Read more »

Polls will not take place in many NMSP-controlled villages, says Union Election Commission

The Union Election Commission (UEC) has announced that polls for the upcoming general election will not take place in many New Mon State Party (NMSP) controlled villages in... 

October 20, 2015 | Read more »

Overlapping authority prevents justice in Three Pagodas Pass rape case

WCRP: Overlapping authority is likely to blame for the poor handling of a recent rape case in the Thai-Burma Border Sub-Township of Three Pagodas Pass. While multiple authorities... 

October 7, 2015 | Read more »

Government negotiator lobbies New Mon State Party to sign ceasefire agreement

U Aung Min, vice-chairman of the Union Peace-making Working Committee (UPWC) and key peace negotiator for the Burmese government, visited senior New Mon State Party (NMSP)... 

October 1, 2015 | Read more »

Over 100 students hospitalized by contaminated water

WCRP: Reports have emerged that over 100 students in Karen State have been hospitalized     after drinking contaminated water from a local river On September 23, over... 

September 28, 2015 | Read more »