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11 years on, Thanbyuzayat resident still seeking justice for military land confiscation

HURFOM: More than 11 years after his land was seized, Nai P—, a victim of land confiscation, has told HURFOM that he still hopes to one day have his land returned to... 

July 17, 2019 | Read more »

Mon State residents worry they can no longer afford electricity after Ministry of Electricity and Energy hikes rates

On June 25th 2019, the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) announced that beginning in July 2019, the cost of electricity per kilowatt hour (kWh) would increase... 

July 17, 2019 | Read more »

Having received poor compensation for their land, villagers demand Mon State government investigate June Cement Industry Ltd.

In their search for justice, farmers in Kyaikmayaw Township’s Mount Pyar Taung region are demanding that the Mon State government investigate the June Cement Industry Ltd.’s... 

July 16, 2019 | Read more »

2-year prison sentence for social media post signals renewed attack on freedom of expression in Mon State

On July 1st 2019, U Aung San Oo, an activist and resident of Mote Tama town, Paung Township, Mon State, was sentenced to two years imprisonment with hard labor by the... 

July 5, 2019 | Read more »

Farmers brace for financial ruin as 30,000 acres flood due to Mon State government’s mismanagement of irrigation system

More than 2,000 farmers from 11 villages in Paung Township have suffered considerable financial loss this rainy season as the mismanagement of an irrigation system set... 

June 29, 2019 | Read more »

Through transitional justice, victims and survivors will become the nation-builders of tomorrow: HURFOM’s International Day in Support of Victims of Torture 2019 Statement

On this International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) stands in unity with all torture survivors across the globe,... 

June 26, 2019 | Read more »

Villagers reluctant to voice true concerns in public consultation meeting with June Cement Ltd.

HURFOM: On June 15th 2019, June Cement Industry Ltd. hosted a public consultation meeting in Mae Ga Row village, Kyaikmayaw Township, Mon State. The meeting was held... 

June 21, 2019 | Read more »

World Refugee Day 2019 Statement

HURFOM: On this World Refugee Day, the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) is proud to announce the release of a new joint-report entitled “There Is No One Who... 

June 20, 2019 | Read more »