Ethnic Alliance in the Limbo: UNFC Disintegration Accelerated by NMSP Moves?

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

By Sai Wansai / Shan Herald Agency for News (S.H.A.N.) | March 27, 2017 For weeks, since the Panghsang or Pangkham meeting of seven, non-signatory of Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs) at the United Wa State Party/Army (UWSP/UWSA) headquarters, in February, [...]

Arbitrary Arrest of Two Villagers by Burma Border Guard Force in Mong Yawng, Eastern Shan State

March 28th, 2017|0 Comments

Update by the Shan Human Rights Foundation | March 27, 2017 Two villagers were arbitrarily arrested by Burma Army Border Guard Force (BGF) troops in Mong Yawng, eastern Shan State, during March 13-18, 2017. On March 12, at 8 pm, a group of [...]

UN Human Rights Council Decides to Urgently Dispatch an International Fact Finding Mission to Burma/Myanmar

March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Forum Asia, KWAT, Progressive Voice, PWO and Women's Peace Network Arakan | March 24, 2017 (Geneva, 24 March 2017) – Today, in a landmark decision, the UN Human Rights Council passed a resolution to urgently dispatch an international fact finding mission to look [...]

ND-Burma Statement on the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

By ND-Burma | March 24, 2017 ND-Burma Statement on the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims On the International Day for the Right to the Truth Concerning Gross Human Rights [...]

IDPs Fearful as Food Rations Set to End

March 24th, 2017|0 Comments

By KIC / Burma News International (BNI) | March 24, 2017 With donor-supplied food rations set to stop soon, internally displaced families in Kayin (Karen) State say they are worried about their future, yet have little recourse. Donors are expected to discontinue food [...]

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‘I Want to Go Where Other Teachers Don’t Want to Go’: Ethnic Mon Teacher Trainee and Advocate for Educational Change

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‘There Is No returning, No Life to Go Back to’: Mae Lay, Muslim Revolutionary in Nu Po Refugee Camp

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‘It Is Very Important that We Are All United’: Naw K’Nyaw Paw, Secretary of the Karen Women Organisation

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‘We Have Always Been Running’: Why a Young Karen Woman Chose to Become a Soldier

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‘If I Really Try Hard Nothing Is Impossible’: From Collecting Recyclables to Higher Education

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We Are Recruiting: International Research Interns

March 17th, 2017|0 Comments

March 17, 2017 Burma Link is looking for volunteers to join our team! Two positions are currently open for suitable candidates to start in April or [...]

1802, 2017

Media Advisory: Launch of the Documentary “Unrecognised Leaders, Tomorrow’s Hope: Raising the Voices of Forgotten Youth”

February 18th, 2017|Comments Off on Media Advisory: Launch of the Documentary “Unrecognised Leaders, Tomorrow’s Hope: Raising the Voices of Forgotten Youth”

On 22 February, 2017, Burma Link, the Karen Student Network Group (KSNG) and the Karen Youth Organisation (KYO) will launch a new documentary titled, “Unrecognised [...]

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