22 Jun 2021
397 Civil society organizations from Myanmar urge the Group of Seven countries (G7) to take the lead in solving the crisis in Myanmar taking place due to the coup in February instead of the inert ASEAN.
9 Jun 2021
Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) has released a statement saying that their journalist team of 5 are now “safe in a third country”.
8 Jun 2021
417 right groups issued a statement condemning ASEAN's continuous engagement with the Myanmar junta while refusing to hold dialogues with other parties, including the representatives of the National Unity Government (NUG), ethnic leaders, and the Civil Disobedience Movement (CDM).
2 Jun 2021
As the ASEAN Secretary-General and a representative of the ASEAN Chair, Brunei, are expected to visit Myanmar this week, parliamentarians across Southeast Asia urge them to hold the military accountable for its blatant disregard of the five-point consensus, and to meet with all major stakeholders in Myanmar, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights (APHR) said today.
1 Jun 2021
On 28 May, the public prosecutor filed a case at Chiang Mai Kwaeng Court against 3 journalists of the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) and their 2 crew for illegally entering Thailand. On the same day, the court approved the indictment and sentenced them to 7 months jail term on a 1-year suspension and a 4,000 baht fine each. The lawyers of the journalist team said that they had confessed and have been taken into the custody of the Immigration Office in Bangkok. The lawyers are negotiating for a release on bail.
21 May 2021
One month since the ASEAN Leaders’ Meeting on Myanmar, parliamentarians across Southeast Asia urge the regional bloc to ensure the immediate and effective implementation of the Five-Point Consensus, and to hold the military accountable for its blatant disregard of the agreement.
18 May 2021
In order to eradicate all forms of dictatorship and restore democracy in military-ruled Myanmar, the newly formed National Unity Government (NUG) has called for urgent international recognition and an end to violence before political dialogue.
13 May 2021
The Chiang Mai Provincial Court has postponed the trial of 3 journalists and 2 associates of the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) who were arrested for illegal entry. Civil society has raised concerns over their wellbeing if they are deported.
5 May 2021
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) must immediately impose a comprehensive arms embargo on Myanmar to bring an end to the mass killing of largely peaceful protestors by the Myanmar security forces, said Amnesty International in a joint call with over 200 civil society organizations on 5 May 2021.
28 Apr 2021
Almost 300 sitting parliamentarians from around the world have signed a statement calling for the immediate and unconditional release of their colleagues in Myanmar, as well as all those arbitrarily detained since the February 1 military coup, and for democracy and the rule of law to be upheld in the country.
26 Apr 2021
Poe Zaw, a migrant worker from Myanmar, tells the story of his life in Thailand during the Covid-19 pandemic and after the 1 February 2021 military coup in Myanmar.
24 Apr 2021
Amnesty International calls on ASEAN member states to prioritise protecting the human rights of people in Myanmar and prevent the situation deteriorating into a human rights and humanitarian crisis and to investigate Senior General Min Aung Hlaing on credible allegations of responsibility for crimes against humanity in Myanmar.