November 27th, 2015

Weekly News Round-Up (27/11/2015)

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November 25th, 2015

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women | Shan Human Rights Foundation Update

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. To commemorate, we are sharing this update by the Shan Human Rights Foundation highlighting ongoing impunity of sexual violence in Burma  and photos from Shan Women’s Action Network below....

November 21st, 2015

Weekly News Round-Up (21/11/2015)

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November 20th, 2015

Baroness Cox speaks in International Development Policy Debate in Parliament

Last night, 19/11/2015, Baroness Cox spoke in the Short Debate on International Development Policy in the House of Lords. Baroness Cox drew upon some of HART’s partners experiences of working with DfID and highlighted that bureaucratic policies can make it difficult for excellent civil society organisations to secure necessary funding....

November 13th, 2015

Weekly News Round-Up (13/11/2015)

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November 13th, 2015

Burma Army troops shoot at farmers in central Shan State on election day, seriously injuring a woman and boy | Shan Human Rights Foundation Update

On November 8, 2015, general election day in Burma, government troops shot at a group of farmers returning from harvesting their rice fields in Mong Nawng, central Shan State. A 55-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy were seriously injured. On that day, about 30 villagers of Wan Hoong Kham, Weng Kao tract, north of Mong Nawng town, had requested permission from the Burma Army base at Weng Kao to go to their fields to harvest their paddy....

November 3rd, 2015

Naypyidaw’s escalated offensive in central Shan State displaces over 6,000; four civilians injured by indiscriminate shelling and shooting – Shan Human Rights Foundation

Update by Shan Human Rights Foundation November 3, 2015 Naypyidaw’s escalated offensive in central Shan State displaces over 6,000; four civilians injured by indiscriminate shelling and shooting   The SHRF strongly condemns the escalated attacks in the past week by the Burma Army against the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) in central Shan State, involving indiscriminate shelling and shooting of civilians....
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