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Family of man killed by Captain Aung Ko Ko Min from LIB #587 still waiting for answers after almost 3 months

It has been almost three months since Captain Aung Ko Ko Min from Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) #587 shot and killed U Tin Soe Myint, a villager from Kalagoke Island, Lamine... 

August 10, 2018 | Read more »

HURFOM donates humanitarian aid to the thousands affected by flooding in Kyaikmayaw Township

On August 7th 2018, the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) visited Mae Ga Row, Ni Ton, Kwan Ngie, and Ma Ka Sam villages of Pyar Taung (Doe Sai) Region, Kyaikmayaw... 

August 10, 2018 | Read more »

HURFOM report shows worrying trend in sexual violence against children in Mon State and Mon areas of southern Burma

HURFOM’s Women and Child Rights Project (WCRP) releases: ‘“A Girl’s Life was Destroyed”: Sexual violence against children continues to rise in Mon State and Mon... 

July 25, 2018 | Read more »

Locals refuse to pay electricity fees in protest at Bedok Construction Company breaching its agreement

HURFOM: Bedok Construction and Engineering Company’s 24-hour electricity project in Northern Ye Township, Mon State began to operate on April 7th 2018. On July 8th, when... 

July 23, 2018 | Read more »

850 Dengue Fever Cases and 3 Deaths in Mon State Since Start of Rainy Season

WCRP: In 2018, ten townships in Mon State have reported 850 cases of dengue fever during the rainy season so far, and three children have died of the illness, according to... 

July 23, 2018 | Read more »

16-year-old girl raped by her cousin’s brother in Ye Township

WCRP: On July 6th 2018, a 16-year-old girl from Daminkone Kyar Tan quarter, A Sin village tract, Ye Township, Mon State, was raped by the 20-year-old brother of her cousin. Daw... 

July 23, 2018 | Read more »

NMSP claims their land use application aims to halt land grabs by investment companies, but locals see it differently

HURFOM: The New Mon State Party (NMSP) has been applying for permission to use land in the Parlain Region of Andin village tract, Kun Khari Island, and Man Gyi, Dani Dagyar,... 

July 18, 2018 | Read more »

A new, unknown armed group has emerged in southern Ye, extorts and leaves locals in fear

HURFOM: On July 6th 2018, locals told HURFOM that an unknown armed group has been active in southern Ye Township, Mon State. Local villagers have been extremely cautious about... 

July 18, 2018 | Read more »