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Villagers raise concerns about health impacts of coal mining pollution in Karen State

HURFOM: Villagers affected by coal mining in Karen State have been speaking out with concerns for their health. Sparked by new plans announced in October 2018 to convert... 

November 15, 2018 | Read more »

Human Security Fragile in South Eastern Burma/Myanmar According to New Research Findings

On 14 November 2018, The Border Consortium (TBC), which has been working with refugees from Burma/Myanmar since 1984, announced the launch of a research publication... 

November 15, 2018 | Read more »

Access to Justice in Mon Communities

 Human Rights Foundation of Monland  Fighting reduced and tensions eased after bilateral ceasefire agreements were signed in 2012 by the Government of Myanmar with... 

November 15, 2018 | Read more »

Farmers afraid to attend plantations after man injured from Landmine Blast in Yebyu Township

HURFOM: On October 28, a plantation worker was seriously injured by a landmine blast in Kyaung Shar Kwin, Yebyu Township, Tanintharyi Division. Around 100 owners and daily... 

November 6, 2018 | Read more »

Mon National affairs budget cut in controversial decision by Chief Minister

HURFOM: During a revision of the 2018-19 budget the State Government has significantly reduced its allocation to Mon National affairs. One third of the budget from the previous... 

November 1, 2018 | Read more »

YOU CANNOT IGNORE US: Victims of human rights violations in Burma from 1970 – 2017 outline their desires for justice

Yangon: Victims of human rights violations desire government reparations and deserve to see justice for what they have suffered, said the Reparations Working Group initiate... 

October 16, 2018 | Read more »

Myanmar Human Rights Commission under scrutiny in report launched by civil society groups

A report scrutinizing the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission (MNHRC) was released by civil society groups on 9th October in Yangon. The report shows the failings of... 

October 10, 2018 | Read more »

Local woman dies after being hit by vessel hired by MCL

HURFOM: On September 19th 2018, Daw Myo Tha Dar Shwe, aka Ma Pae Pae, a local fisherwoman, died after having an accident with the “MV Kaung Hein” vessel of the High Mix... 

October 3, 2018 | Read more »