Background Information

Lots of background information about Burma and the Thailand-Burma border, including images and statistics, all clearly referenced.

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Voices of the People

Burma’s voices for change, unheard stories of people of Burma from all walks of life. Their experiences, struggles, successes, and dreams.

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Resource Collection

Comprehensive resource collection of Burma and the border, with a specific focus on people’s voice and the ongoing ethnic struggle.

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Karen Women Urge KNU To Rejoin UNFC

Saw Tun Lin / Karen News, September 10, 2014
A Karen women’s group based inside Burma urged the Karen National Union (KNU) to rejoin the ethnic alliance, as its recent action to suspend its membership risks dividing support within the Karen political community and derailing unity […]

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Ceasefire Negotiation Leverage in Burma

Rolan Watson / Dictator Watch, September 9, 2014 The ethnic nationalities of Burma want a federal democracy. This is the only way they can ensure that their people will be free, and with the right to self-determination. […]

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Karen and Mon States Photo Gallery

This is a collection of images from around Karen and Mon States in eastern Burma. These images are mainly from the government controlled areas around the states, including Myawaddi, Hpa-An, Moulmein, and Kyaik Htee Yoe.

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Statement of First United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) Congress

Statement by United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), September 2, 2014

1. The UNFC, which was formed in February 2011, successfully held its First Congress from August 25 to September 2, 2014, in accordance with its Constitution. The Congress was attended by 90 delegates from its 12 […]

Stories and Interviews

From the Archives – Editor’s Picks

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ENOUGH!

Moegyo, February 18, 2014 Why - Am I raped, beaten, and imprisoned? Must I porter for the Tatmadaw? Did I lose my leg because of a landmine? Must I hide in the jungle? Can’t I get medical care and an education?

Announcements

1305, 2014

5 Days to Change – I’ve Been Empowered!

Dingo / Burma Link AOC, May 13, 2014
“Be the CHANGE you wish to see in the world.” – Gandhi
During the five-day Agent of Change (AOC) training, there were two questions I asked myself – “Why can’t the people of Burma’s voices be heard?” and “How […]

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Burma Link is a legally registered non-profit non-governmental organisation made up of volunteers from Burma and around the world. We come from various cultural and professional backgrounds, some of us refugees on the Thailand-Burma border and others born and educated in Western societies. We all believe that at this critical time of change in Burma, upholding the voices of all Burma’s people is more important than ever.

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Top slider 1 photo by Feliz Solomon; Top slider 2 photo by Atun / Burma Link AOC.