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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 »

Missing Kyaikmayaw Township Teen found Trafficked and Raped

On September 14, 2016, a girl between the age of 16 or 17 from Kyun Kone village in Kyaikmayaw Township disappeared at 4 am in the morning. According to reports, the girl... 

October 19, 2016 | Read more »

Stone Mining in Kyaikmayaw Disturbing the Environment and Local Civilization

Local people in Kyaikmayaw are claiming that stone mining is disturbing the environment and their daily lives. According to local people in Kyaikmayaw, stone mining appeared... 

October 8, 2016 | Read more »

Hluttaw military representative says the military only confiscate land when necessary

According to Hluttaw military representative General Thein Zaw on September 20, 2016, stated that the military only confiscates land when necessary, and he claims that the... 

October 8, 2016 | Read more »

Caught in the Middle – Land Confiscation by the Navy and Extortion by Splinter Groups: Mon IDP Report Case Study #5

The following case study is from the joint report “Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma” by Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM), Burma... 

October 5, 2016 | Read more »

Burma Army Continues to Act with Impunity: Mon IDP Report Case Study #3 The following case study is from the joint report “Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement... 

September 21, 2016 | Read more »