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Report on the Human Rights Situation in Burma

By Network for Human Rights Documentation - Burma  •  May 18, 2011

The periodic report of the Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma), documents the human rights situation in Burma during the period January – March 2011. ND-Burma periodic reports provide up-to-date information on human rights violations (HRVs) and highlight pressing issues and trends within the country. The information gathered covers 16 categories of human rights violations (HRVs)1, documented in all 14 states and regions across Burma.

In the reporting period, signifi cant political developments have taken place. On 31 January the new Parliament, elected through a fundamentally fl awed election held in November last year, convened for the fi rst time. On 30 March, Senior General Than Shwe offi cially dissolved the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) to transfer authority to the nominally civilian parliament. However, it is evident from ND-Burma’s documentation that despite these structural changes, human rights abuses committed by the military regime continue unabated.

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