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Three Key Reasons Why the UNFC is Not Attending the Union Peace Conference-21st Century Panglong

May 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Ethnic Nationalities Affair Center (ENAC) | May 24, 2017 ENAC Briefing No. 20 The Union Peace Conference – 21st Century Panglong will convene in Naypyidaw today thru May 28, 2017. Representatives of the government, parliament, Tatmadaw, political parties, and ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) [...]

Peace Statement (4): Calling for Abrogation of the NCA and Recognition of the Pang Long Accord

May 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Legal Aid Network (LAN) | May 24, 2017   According to paragraph 20 (1) of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), the Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs) shall be allowed to join the Union Peace Conference only after signing of the NCA. Signing of the [...]

Coal Mining in Mong Kung Threatens Vital Southern Shan State Water Source

May 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Shan Human Rights Foundation | May 25, 2017 The decision of two mining companies to continue coal excavation in Mong Kung township despite strong local opposition, threatens to block and pollute the headwaters of the Nam Teng river, one of the main waterways [...]

Coal Mining in Mong Kung Threatens Vital Southern Shan State Water Source

May 27th, 2017|0 Comments

Shan Human Rights Foundation | May 25, 2017 The decision of two mining companies to continue coal excavation in Mong Kung township despite strong local opposition, threatens to block and pollute the headwaters of the Nam Teng river, one of the main waterways [...]

‘Ready to Talk,’ TNLA Says of Ending Conflict with RCSS

May 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) | May 26, 2017 As hundreds of delegates gather in Naypyidaw this week for a high-level peace summit, a spokesman for the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) has said his people are ready to hold talks aimed at [...]

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‘Unity Is Strength and Unity Is Victory’: Major General Nerdah Bo Mya on the Occasion of the 68th Karen Revolution Day

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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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‘We Are Not Rebels… We Fight for Democracy’: Ta’ang (TNLA) Soldiers

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

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Burma Link Annual Report 2016

May 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Burma Link | May 7, 2017 Summary Burma Link is a growing non-profit organisation that was set up in August 2012 to address vital unmet [...]

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We Are Recruiting: International Research Interns

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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 [...]

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