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No Justice for Paung Township Community

On December 8th, a Paung lawyer reported that there is no justice and no rule of law in Paung Township, Mon State. There are a lot of cases that do not receive justice in... 

January 21, 2015 | Read more »

Unknown Karen armed groups extort taxes from Mon farmers

Unknown Karen armed groups are demanding taxes from local rubber farmers, once again, in eastern Wae Ka Li Village, Thanbyuzayat Township, according to a local farmer. “A... 

January 14, 2015 | Read more »

Twelve Hnee Padaw Households Face an Uncertain Future as Fire Destroys Their Homes

Nearly twelve houses burnt to the ground as a fire ripped through Hnee Padaw Village, Mudon Township around 7pm on January 3rd, resulting in 500-600 million kyats worth of... 

January 13, 2015 | Read more »

Military plants land-marking stones to steal more rubber farmers’ lands

The Burmese Tatmadaw’s Military Advanced Training School No. 4 has planted landmarks on previously confiscated lands this past December, in a continued expansion of land... 

January 9, 2015 | Read more »

IDPs Face Difficulties Due to Lack of Jobs and Falling Price of Rubber

Rates of Burma’s internally displaced persons (IDPs) illegally migrating to Thailand are increasing due to the falling price of rubber and lack of job opportunities, as... 

January 8, 2015 | Read more »

Stepmother physically abuses her five-year-old daughter in Three Pagoda Pass Border Town

A five year old child has been exposed to systematic beatings from her stepmother in Karen State’s Three Pagoda Pass, on the Thai-Burma border, according to a local high... 

December 18, 2014 | Read more »

Mon youths make a video to promote the Elimination of Violence against Women

WCRP: In efforts to educate the public about violence against women, as well as to commemorate the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, the Women’s... 

December 18, 2014 | Read more »

Labor Shortage in Cultivation Sector Proves Difficult for Local Mudon Farmers

Despite providing high wages, Mon State farmers are experiencing difficulty in finding laborers this harvest season. Mon State has been losing it labor forces to foreign countries... 

December 11, 2014 | Read more »