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Attempted rape of an 8-year-old in Mudon Township, Mon State

On March 18th 2018, at approximately 9 am, 62-year-old U Tun Ti from Kwankabee village, attempted to rape an 8-year-old girl named Mi T— who lives in Kwankabee village,... 

March 22, 2018 | Read more »

Extended power cuts troublesome for Thanbyuzayat Town businesses

HURFOM: Residents in Thanbyuzayat Town, Mon State, are upset over the lack of warning concerning power cuts. The Thanbyuzayat Electricity Department will be cutting power... 

March 22, 2018 | Read more »

Three police officers in Mudon Township accused of extortion

Three police officers from Kamarwat Police Station, Mudon Township, are accused of extortion after demanding money and a vehicle from an Ah Bit village resident. Just after... 

March 21, 2018 | Read more »

Activists blame police corruption for rise in drug use among young people in Mon State

HURFOM: Police corruption and inaction is fueling the drug trade in Mon State, according to activists from Ye Township. They argue this has led to increasing drug use among... 

March 20, 2018 | Read more »

Corrupt land acquisition by stone mining companies leading to unemployment, according to Paung Township locals

Unfair and corrupt land acquisitions by stone mining companies in Paung Township, Mon State, have led to unemployment, according to locals in Kyone Ka village. Residents also... 

March 20, 2018 | Read more »

Mon National School summer programs facing a teacher and funding crisis

Mon National Schools are facing a shortage of teachers for its 70,000 students in its summer program due to a funding crisis, according to Nai Mon Ral Gal, joint secretary... 

March 19, 2018 | Read more »

Burma Army orders the NMSP to limit the number of attendees at planned NCA forums

HURFOM: Burma Army Southeast Military Command is limiting the size of New Mon State Party (NMSP) forums with Mon citizens. The NMSP had planned to meet with citizens throughout... 

March 19, 2018 | Read more »

International Women’s Day 2018 Statement

Today, the Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) is celebrating International Women’s Day. This year’s theme is ‘Press For Progress’ to help accelerate gender... 

March 8, 2018 | Read more »