Alternative Asean Network on Burma
campaigns, advocacy and capacity-building for human rights
About Us
Chronology of events (2005-2016)

This section includes an up-to-date database of thousands of chronology entries covering Burma-related events since 2005. Chronologies are organized into the following topics: Aid; Children; Democracy; Displacement; Drugs; Economy; Environment; Ethnic Issues; Health; Human Rights; International Relations; Landmines & Bombs; Regime; and Women.

Parliament Watch (2011-2015)

This section includes:
• Detailed and up-to-date information on all legislative branches.
• Detailed and up-to-date information on the parliamentary proceedings at all legislative levels.
• Up-to-date list of registered political parties.
• List of new laws.

Regime Watch (2011-2015)

This section includes:
• Detailed and up-to-date information about the executive branch, including cabinet members, local administrations, presidential advisors, and the National Defense and Security Council
• Information about the Human Rights Commission.
• Profiles of the President and the Vice-Presidents.
• Profiles of the Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief and the Deputy Commander-in-Chief; up-to-date list of regional commanders.

UN Dossier (1990-2015)

This section includes:
• A complete chronology of UN envoys and rapporteurs visits as well as their reports.
• Quotes from UN Secretary-Generals and Special Advisors on Burma.
• UN Security Council, General Assembly, and Human Rights Council resolutions and statements.
• A table of international conventions ratified by Burma.
• Burma reports to UN Treaty Bodies.

Daw Suu Watch (2005-2015)

This section includes:
• Detailed and up-to-date chronology.
• Up-to-date database of quotes from Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
• An up-to-date biography.
• A timeline of her 2009 arrest and trial.
• List of awards and honors.
• Quotes of what others say of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.

Who are Burma's political prisoners?

Despite President Thein Sein’s pledge to release all dissidents by the end of 2013, dozens of political prisoners remain behind bars. This section contains short biographies of ten of Burma’s most prominent political prisoners: Htin Kyaw; Phyu Hnin Htwe; Kyaw Hla Aung; Tun Aung; Sein Than; Laphai Gam; Thaw Zin; Aye Thein; Than Htike Oo; and Aung Ko Latt.

Electricity Protests Map (2012)

This map shows locations of the demonstrations held by people in Burma over chronic electronic shortages in May 2012. Zoom in and click on placemarks to display summaries, video clips, and slideshows of the demonstrations.

By-election Special (2012)

This section includes:
• List of all seats contested in the by-elections.
• Details of electoral races in every constituency.
• Map showing constituencies were by-elections were held (or canceled).
• List and short profiles of political parties contesting the by-elections.
• Key facts and figures about the by-elections.
• Daw Aung San Suu Kyi campaign tracker.

Political Prisoners - Free Now (2008-2012)

This section contains short biographies of 10 of Burma’s most prominent former political prisoners: Daw Aung San Suu Kyi; Tin Oo; Win Tin; Su Su Nway; Min Ko Naing; Ko Ko Gyi; U Gambira; Hkun Htun Oo; May Win Myint; and Htin Kyaw.

SPDC Who’s Who (2011)

This section includes:
• Detailed profiles of top SPDC members, including Sr Gen Than Shwe, Vice-Sr Gen Maung Aye, Gen Shwe Mann, and Gen Thein Sein.
• List of army regional commanders.
• Information about arms supply to Burma since 1988.

2010 Election Watch (2010)

The “2010 Election Watch” provides background information and analysis on the events leading up to Burma’s general election as well as up-to-date information on election related issues and activities. We provide our analysis of events in Burma as they happen to monitor whether the electoral process is conducted in a free and fair manner.

8888 Campaign Kit (2008)

This section provides a brief overview of Burma’s democracy movement, the state of Burma under the oppressive SPDC, its effect on the region, and the solutions that the peoples of Burma have been working on.

Burma’s Saffron Revolution (2007)

This section includes:
• A map documenting the locations of demonstrations that took place across Burma from August to October 2007.
• Searchable databases of individual demonstrations and worldwide solidarity actions from around the world, as well as international reactions to these events.
• Saffron Revolution photo gallery.
• A fully referenced summary of the crackdown.
• A map documenting locations of raided monasteries and detention centers.
• Links to related reports.