Institute of Chin Affairs

The ICA is an independent, non-profit institution dedicated to performing research and analysis of issues affecting the Chin people. We seek to inform, educate, and raise awareness of their struggle and achieve a peaceful, just, democratic society in Chin State while also strengthening unity, tranquility, and harmony among the Chin people worldwide.

By the numbers (February 2021 - March 2023)

Human Rights Violations and Crimes Against the Chin People: A Two-Year Assessment (Feb 2021 - Mar 2023)

Two years after the military coup, the Chin people in Myanmar were continuously exposed to frequent human rights violations. The violations ranged from civilian killings, arbitrary arrests, torture resulting in death, violence against women and children including rape and sexual abuse, forced displacement, suppression of freedom of expression and speech, and attacks on places of worship, among other atrocities. The Myanmar Military Council committed various human rights violations and crimes against the Chin people to maintain their power.

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There has been a humanitarian crisis in Chin State due to intense fighting between Chin resistance forces and the Myanmar Tatmadaw. Nearly a thousand houses have been destroyed and tens of thousands are forced to flee their homes.
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