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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 »

Andin village committee members resign over lack of transparency with upcoming Offshore Supply Base

HURFOM: Two of the four members of the Andin Village Farmland Management Committee have resigned after refusing to agree to rezone 19.67 acres of farmland in Andin village... 

December 6, 2017 | Read more »

Ye City Police accused of lack of transparency over handling of rape case

WCRP: A survivor of sexual violence is upset with the Ye City Police over the lack of transparency in the handling of her case. At approximately 11 pm on September 13th 2017,... 

December 4, 2017 | Read more »

New committee formed to combat drug use in Ye Township, Mon State

WCRP: A new committee to combat drug use among youths in Ye Township, Mon State has been formed. The announcement came after a discussion on the issue of drugs was held on... 

December 4, 2017 | Read more »

Children from poor families more likely to face abuse: Mon Hluttaw Women and Children’s Rights Committee

WCRP: Children from poor families are more likely to face sexual abuse and labor exploitation, according to Daw Khine Khine Lei, Chair of the Mon State Parliament’s Women... 

December 4, 2017 | Read more »

Villagers oppose local stone mining project near Hpa-an

On November 22nd2017, 30 villagers from Loon Nya village, Hpa-an Township, Karen State held a press conference in Hpa-an City to voice their opposition to a local stone mining... 

November 29, 2017 | Read more »

Farmers in Kyaikmayaw Township shocked to learn land sold without any notification

Farmers in Kaw Panaw and Mae Garo villages, Kyaikmayaw Township, Mon State were surprised to learn that their land had been sold to June Cement Industry Ltd. (JCI) without... 

November 29, 2017 | Read more »

Family upset over light sentence given to man who raped 3-year-old grand-daughter

WCRP: The family of a 3-year-old victim of rape is upset with the Mawlamyine District Court’s decision to jointly charge and convict the perpetrator of both rape and attempted... 

November 27, 2017 | Read more »