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Burma Army must be held accountable for extrajudicial killing of seven villagers in Mong Yaw

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Update by the Shan Human Rights Foundation

July 13, 2016

Burma Army must be held accountable for extrajudicial killing of seven villagers in Mong Yaw

Interviews carried out by SHRF with local witnesses show clearly that the Burma Army were responsible for the deaths of seven villagers in Mong Yaw, Lashio district, in June 2016. SHRF therefore urges the NLD-led government to take immediate action to ensure that the military personnel responsible for this crime are brought to justice.

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New Report: Devolved federal governance crucial to protect sustainable customary land tenure systems in Burma.

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New Report: Devolved federal governance crucial to protect sustainable customary land tenure systems in Burma.

07 05 2016 Land right‘Our Customary Lands,’ a report launched today by the Ethnic Community Development Forum “ECDF”, is calling on the government to protect and recognize ethnic customary land management systems through a new federal constitution and decentralized legal framework.

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Torture, extrajudicial killing, and use of civilians as human shields by Burma Army during new offensive

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Update by the Shan Human Rights Foundation

June 1, 2016

Sacks of fertilizer and rice grains ripped apart in Wo Long villageTorture, extrajudicial killing, and use of civilians as human shields by Burma Army during new offensive against SSPP/SSA near Upper Yeywa dam site in Kyaukme

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