Documentation training about human rights abuses in Burma

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Martus TrainingDocumentation training about human rights abuses in Burma was held over four days from 17th- 20th July 2012 at the Arakan Human Rights and Development Organisation's office.

That training was led by Aung Myo Thein from Assistant Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP); two directors and four members of AHRDO were present.

The main aim of the training was to provide skills and knowledge to AHRDO staff on how to document human rights abuses in Arakan by using the Martus Program to disclose the real situation of Arakan on ND-Burma.

AHRDO is now focusing on the documentation of abuses such as: killings; disappearances; torture; inhumane or degrading treatment; forced labor; use of child soldiers; forced relocation; confiscation/ destruction of property; rape; other sexual violence; forced prostitution; forced marriage; arbitrary/ illegal arrest/ detention; human trafficking; obstruction of freedom of movement; obstruction of freedom of expression/ assembly, and taxation.




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