Two Years On, No Justice for Two Murdered Kachin Teachers

January 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By Nmang Gam / Kachinland News | January 20, 2017 Events have been held to mark the second anniversary of the rape and murder of two Kachin teachers, Maran Lu Ra (20) and Tangbau Hkawn Nan Tsin (21) of the Kachin Baptist Convention [...]

Pair of Ethnic ‘Red Shan’ Men Shot Dead in Hpakant

January 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By Nang Mya Nadi / DVB | January 19, 2017 An ethnic Tai-Leng, or “Red Shan,” schoolteacher was reportedly shot dead by unknown assailants on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the murder of a fellow Red Shan man in similar fashion, both [...]

Burmese Army Captures 3 Bases from Kachin rebels

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) | January 19, 2017 Burmese government forces say they have captured three bases from the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), including its local base command in Bhamo District, southern Kachin State. According to yesterday’s report from the Office of [...]

War in Ethnic States: Is the Tatmadaw Waging a Just War?

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

By: Sai Wansai / Shan Herald Agency for News | January 18, 2017 Lately, the military bloc’s supporter, obviously made up of Union Solidarity Development Party (USDP) members, former and active soldiers in civil and sympathizers have staged demonstration to support the Military’s [...]

KIA General Gun Maw: ‘To Talk and Live as Equals, That is Genuine Peace’

January 19th, 2017|0 Comments

The Irrawaddy | January 17, 2017 Following the first meeting of the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference in August, fighting intensified in northeastern Burma, and negotiations between the government and the ethnic alliance United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) stalled. Informal talks between the [...]

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1412, 2016

Apply Now: Video Editing Intern/Volunteer

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

POSITION TITLE: Video Editing Intern/Volunteer ORGANIZATION: Burma Link – Mae Sot, Thailand REPORTS TO: International Coordinator START DATE: January 2017 OVERALL RESPONSIBILITY: The intern will [...]

1508, 2016

New report “Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma”

August 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) | August 12, 2016 Executive Summary Recently, much attention surrounding Burma has focused on [...]

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