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Police Crew Builds Camp on Community Land Earmarked for Public Market

Ignoring protest from local residents, the police crew in Alaesakhan Village, Yebyu Township, Tenasserim Region has abused its power to appropriate community land. The police... 

July 23, 2014 | Read more »

Social Activist Arrested and Detained without Charges

Accused of defecting from military training duty, Min Soe Myint Win was detained by Light Infantry Battalion No. 104 and investigated at military court on July 7, 2014. Although... 

July 22, 2014 | Read more »

The Civil Society for Peace and Development Holds a Forum in Mawlamyine

WCRP: A forum for The Civil Society for Peace and Development was held July 6-8, 2014, and welcomed around 100 attendees to the Shwe Myint Moe Tun Hotel in Moulmein, Mon State.  Read More →

July 22, 2014 | Read more »

Self-Reliant Electricity Committees in Rural Areas Exploit Village Funds

A majority of self-reliant electricity providing programs in Mon State are riddled with misuse of funds and lack of transparent financial reporting; creating problems between... 

July 22, 2014 | Read more »

Lack of Transparency Persists in Foreign Direct Investment Projects

Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) continues to negatively impact local people as their rights are ignored. An unidentified Chinese investment company has initiated and implemented... 

July 21, 2014 | Read more »

Village Administrators Persistently Misuse Development Funds

The Htaung Mam village administration crew has misused government development funds granted to the Mya Sein Yaung social charity group by biasedly distributing support to... 

July 18, 2014 | Read more »

Authorities Repeatedly Ignore Ye Township Landowners’ Appeals

With the arrival of democracy in Burma, farmers are pursuing their right to reclaim land that has been confiscated by military and government personnel. Residents of Ye Township... 

July 15, 2014 | Read more »

In Pursuit of Justice: Reflections on the past and hopes for the future of Burma

Media release: In order for Burma to successfully transition towards genuine democracy and national reconciliation, the Burmese government must address, and act upon, the... 

July 7, 2014 | Read more »