About Us

About Us

The Shan Human Rights Foundation (SHRF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization which was founded on 6 December 1990 by its late founding Chairman, Khun Kya Oo.

Our Aims:

  • To strive for human rights and restore justice to the victims;
  • To promote democracy in accordance with the desire and will of the people, and establish a popular government based on democratic principles;
  • To strive for unity, equality and cooperation;
  • To strive for world peace, freedom and prosperity.


Our Activities:

SHRF monitors the human rights situation in Shan State, focusing on remote conflict-affected areas.  SHRF documents human rights violations, producing updates and reports which are sent to relevant organizations and the media, inside Burma and internationally.   

SHRF also carries out research and periodically publishes detailed reports on specific issues related to human rights in Shan State.