Human Rights Situation weekly update (March 22 to 31, 2023)

The Military Junta launched airstrikes and dropped bombs at Kayin State, Kayah State, Kachin State, Chin state, and Sagaing Region from March 22nd to 31st. As a consequence of the air strike, 14 people died, and at least 39 were injured, burnt houses, and death of cattle within a week. A leader of PDF from Myaung, Sagaing Region, and a villager from Madaya township, Mandalay Region were beheaded. 8 civilians were also burnt and killed by the Military’s junta troops. They also arrested the civilians and used them as human shields during their marching.

4 children were killed, and one was injured by military junta heavy artillery and shooting attack. They arrested a child and used it as a human shield in Kanbalu, Sagaing Region, and arrested 10 locals including a months-old child in Bokepyin township, Tanintharyi Region.