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Andin villagers request investigation after committee members sacked over refusal to rezone farmland for Myanmar Offshore Supply Base  

HURFOM: Villagers are upset over the dismissal of two Andin village Farmland Management Committee members in Ye Township, Mon State. U Maung Ye (Villagers’ Representative)... 

January 15, 2018 | Read more »

Excellent Fortune Development Group Company pushing ahead with controversial stone mining project

HURFOM: Excellent Fortune Development (EFD) Group Company Ltd. is pushing forward with a controversial stone mining project by Mount Bleh Patoi located near Dani Thakyar and... 

January 10, 2018 | Read more »

Mon youths call for unification of all Mon political parties at 6th annual Mon Youth Day

HURFOM: Organizers of the 6th anniversary of Mon Youth Day called for the unification of all Mon political parties into a single, inclusive entity, during the December 28th... 

January 8, 2018 | Read more »

Yebyu Township sees sharp increase in drug use among teens as authorities do little to combat use and sale

According to locals, drug use in Yebyu Township, Tenasserim Division has increased sharply as more youths are experimenting with drugs.  Read More →

December 28, 2017 | Read more »

Threats, trickery, and administrative misconduct over proposed stone mining project by Excellent Fortune Development Group Company in Ye Township

Conflict is brewing between local villagers and Excellent Fortune Development Group Company Ltd. (EFD) over a planned stone mining project in Khaw Zar Sub-township, Ye Township,... 

December 27, 2017 | Read more »

Surge in pest infestation threatens paddy production and livelihoods in Mudon Township

Paddy production in Kamarwat Town, Mudon Township, Mon State is under threat due to a significant increase in pest infestations this year, according to local farmers. “The... 

December 27, 2017 | Read more »

Sexual violence towards children in Mon State continues, as 11-year-old girl raped

WCRP: On October 25th 2017, an 11-year-old girl in Kaw Hla village, Mudon Township, Mon State, was raped by a 42-year-old man. At approximately 1 pm, the perpetrator and the... 

December 26, 2017 | Read more »

HURFOM Releases “‘I Still Remember’: Desires for acknowledgement and justice for past and ongoing human rights violations in Mon areas of southern Burma”

  In commemoration of International Human Rights Day, the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) releases “‘I Still Remember’: Desires for acknowledgment and... 

December 10, 2017 | Read more »