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 [...]

Northern Burma Update: Burma Army Divides Kachin

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Free Burma Rangers | January 18, 2017 In August 2016 the Burma Army began a major escalation of operations in northern Burma, Kachin State, with daily attacks against Gidon and Lai Hpawng posts in Waingmaw Township.  The purpose of this offensive is to cut off crucial [...]

Peace-Related Civil Society Organizations Meet in Sittwe

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

By Narinjara / Burma New International | January 17, 2017 Peace-related civil society organisations (CSOs) held a meeting from morning to noon at Aung Myay Gone Monastery in the Arakan State’s capital Sittwe on 15 January. Representatives from over 20 Sittwe-based CSOs have [...]

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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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