Weekly Update in HURFOM targetted Areas (1 April – 11 April 2021)

April 13, 2021

Weekly Update from HURFOM on the situation in #Karen, #Mon & #Dawei where HRVs remain rampant as #SAC forces continue to target civilians.

65+ Arrested
50+ Detained
40+ Injured
6 Killed

Motos, cell phones & 300 pairs of PSI Satellite dishes/receivers confiscated.

Military junta committed to imposing news blackout

April 9, 2021

The military junta has been doing everything it can to prevent people’s access to news coverage of the  dictatorship and pro-democracy movement. In addition to an internet media blackout, authorities have begun to seize PSI satellites which broadcast some news channels.

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Military coup is a dark chapter for human rights in Burma

April 7, 2021

HURFOM: The February-1 military coup has pulled Burma back into the past of more than 3 decades ago and opened a dark chapter for human rights in the country. Upholding basic human rights was a struggle under the civilian government, but now with brutal killings taking place in the streets on a regular basis , human rights has hit rock bottom under the military junta.

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Overview of Human Rights Violations in Target Areas | March 2021

April 5, 2021

HURFOM: Over the last month, Human Rights Foundation of Monland documented human rights violations committed in our target areas of Mon, Karen and Tanintharyi Region. We’ve produced an interactive overview of the daily atrocities and our calls to action to the UN. Check it out here: http://ow.ly/mxpe50Egny7

Tatmadaw ceasefire announcement rings hollow

April 3, 2021

HURFOM: The Burmese military (aka Tatmadaw) launched an attack on the Kyouk Zouk Base, Brigade No. 1 of the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA/KNU) in Thaton Township, Mon State at 7:25 pm on April 2nd. 

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CRPH abolishes 2008 constitution and announces Federal Democracy Charter

April 1, 2021

HURFOM: On March 31, 2021, the Committee Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) announced the abolishment of the 2008 constitution that was written by the Burmese military.

The CRPH said the constitution was essentially dissolved by the February-1 coup.   In its place, the CRPH announced their Declaration of Federal Democracy Charter.

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KNU urges Thai and international communities to support refugees

April 1, 2021

HURFOM: On March 30, 2021, the Karen National Union (KNU) released a statement urging the Royal Thai Government and the broader international community to provide shelter and humanitarian aid to refugees fleeing the situation in Myanmar. 

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NCA already dissolved says KNU

March 31, 2021

HURFOM: The Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) has already been dissolved politically and legally, said a spokesperson from the Karen National Union ( KNU)  Brigade No. 5.

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Weekly Update in HURFOM targetted Areas (February 22 – 28 March 2021)

March 29, 2021

Weekly Update from HURFOM on the situation in #Karen, #Mon & #Dawei where HRVs remain rampant⚠️
👉 56+ arrested
👉 27+ detained
👉31+ injured
👉 12 killed
Motos & property, including 50 million MMK were confiscated by SAC #junta forces. #JusticeForMyanmar

Political turmoil from coup impacts donation activities for water in hot summer months

March 29, 2021

HURFOM: The political situation of Burma continues to  worsen every day since the  February 1st coup.  Armed forces have been brutally cracking down and killing  peaceful protestors. There have been heavy casualties everyday as the armed forces use live ammunition.

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