Interview: ‘Inclusiveness is Crucial in the Peace Process’

July 1st, 2016|0 Comments

By Aung Kyaw / Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) | June 30, 2016 As the chief-of-staff of a breakaway faction of the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army (DKBA), one of the signatories to last year’s Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), Gen Saw Kyaw Thet says [...]

Five Lashio Villagers Found Dead Near Burma Army Camp

July 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Shan Herald Agency for News (SHAN) | June 30, 2016 Five villagers from Mong Yaw in Shan State’s Lashio Township were found buried in shallow graves close to a Burma Army camp in the area, according to local eyewitnesses. Sai Moe, one of [...]

Attempted Suicide Rate Rises in Mae La Refugee Camp

July 1st, 2016|0 Comments

By S’Phan Shaung / KIC News, reported in English by Mark Inkey / Burma News International (BNI) | June 27, 2016 Attempted suicide rates at Mae La, the largest refugee camp on the Thai-Burma border are higher than at other camps, with three suicides attempted just [...]

Military Confiscation of Burmese Ancestral Land

July 1st, 2016|0 Comments

Karenni Social Development Center | June 30, 2016 Read our new report: Military Confiscation of Burmese Ancestral Land (June 2016) Based on direct testimony of 40 villager interviews from four villages in Karenni State, this report documents the confiscation of ancestral farming land by [...]

UN Envoy Blocked from Visiting Conflict Area in Shan State

June 30th, 2016|0 Comments

Shan Herald Agency for News (SHAN) | June 29, 2016 During her visit to Shan State last week, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, was prevented from traveling to areas in the state where rights [...]

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2505, 2016

Burma Truth On-line Film Festival and Arts Competition: Help Ethnic Minorities Have Voice

May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Announcement by the Worldwide Impact Now (WIN) | May 23, 2016 New deadline for submissions is midnight 7 September 2016 Burma Truth on-line festival and [...]

2903, 2016

Lives on the Line – Book by Burma Link

March 29th, 2016|1 Comment

Burma Link's book, Lives on the Line: Voices for Change from the Thailand-Burma Border, is available in English and Burmese. The book brings stories of [...]

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