Report on the Human Rights Situation in Burma (Jan 2012-Dec 2012)

The annual report of Network for Human Rights Documentation – Burma (ND-Burma) documented the human rights situation in Burma from December 2011-January 2013. The report provides information on human rights violations (HRVs) over this period and highlights pressing issues and trends taking place in Burma. The annual report covers human rights violations in 16 categories over all 14 states.

The year 2012 has seen rapid changes in Burma that have led to dramatically increased standing in the international community. Both U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and President Obama made unprecedented trips to the previously shunned state.