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Unofficial border crossing causes corruption, say local residents and small business owners

Local residents and small business owners in the Thai-Burma border town of Three Pagodas Pass have expressed frustration with excessive taxation levied in border regions by... 

May 12, 2015 | Read more »

Around 6,000 villagers rally against proposed Ye Township coal-fired power plant

Ann Din, Ye: On May 5, 2015, approximately 6,000 residents from a number of villages gathered to protest against a proposed coal-fired power plant, to be built in Ann Din... 

May 6, 2015 | Read more »

HURFOM’s statement on Toyo-Thai company’s plans to build a power plant in Ann-Din village, Ye Township, Mon State

The Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) is very much concerned about the decision of Toyo-Thai Corporation Public Company Limited (TTCL) to construct a 1,280 MW coal-fired... 

May 5, 2015 | Read more »

14 year-old girl raped in Mawlamyine

A fourteen-year-old girl from Ngantay Quarter, Mawlamyine, Mon State has been raped by a 22 year-old male on March 13, 2015. It has been reported that the girl was raped more... 

March 23, 2015 | Read more »

A decline in rubber price increases digit-lottery gambling in Mudon

Mudon Gambling on 2-digit and 3-digit lottery tickets has increased this month amongst residents from Kamarwat, Ka Log Tauce, Taung Boe, Phel Do and Kaw Pee Htaw villages... 

March 20, 2015 | Read more »

Intimidation and demands of extortion by an armed group creates instability in Thanbyuzayat villages

Thanbyuzayat According to local village headman, an armed group which goes by the name of “Mon Revolution Army” sent intimidating letters to the villagers of Do-E-Saw... 

March 19, 2015 | Read more »

Police severely Torture the Suspects of Murders

Thanbyuzayat Five individuals suspected to have committed a murder during a local wedding in Wae-Rat Village, Thanbyuzayat Township were arrested after a body was found on... 

March 18, 2015 | Read more »

The number of drug users and dealers arrested by NMSP rises dramatically

In the less than two weeks that the New Mon State Party has been running its anti-drug operation, from March 4-16th, 2015, the party has arrested 60 drug users and dealers... 

March 18, 2015 | Read more »