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Human rights violations against civilians have not only continued unabated during the pandemic, they are increasing, according to the Humanitarian Strategic Team – Northern Shan State (HST-NSS).
NANG SENG NOM
Nang Ya Min is an electoral candidate for Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD) for Taunggyi Township constituency-1, in southern Shan state
Sai Kham Thi, SNLD’s joint secretary for the township, told SHAN that the perpetrators who destroyed the billboard at 10 p.m. yesterday (September 22) were nabbed the same night.
Sixteen student unions sent an open letter to the National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC) on September 19 asking it to open special offices to field complaints in locations where human rights violations and civilian casualties are reported due to conflict in Arakan State.
DMG reporter Aung Htein recently interviewed lawyers, students and other activists about the case before the court.
Ayeyarwady Region has reported 143 COVID-19 patients, of whom 23 have recovered and the rest are receiving treatment at district and township hospitals.
SALAI THANT ZIN
On Wednesday, Myanmar reported 6,959 cases, including 129 deaths and 1,951 recoveries.
ZAW ZAW HTWE
A Kachin Independence Army (KIA) armory exploded in Ja Htu Kawng in the rebel group’s territory on Monday, according to its information officer, Colonel Naw Bu.
NAN LWIN HNIN PWINT
Rushed land deals and a push for quick delivery characterise a solar tender in which Chinese companies were involved in winning bids for all but one of 30 sites.
KYAW YE LYNN and THOMAS KEAN
The United Nations human rights investigator to Myanmar said on Tuesday an election set for November would fail to meet international standards because of the disenfranchisement of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.