Ethnic Leader Calls on Suu Kyi to Include All Armed Groups in NCA

February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

By Min Sit Ye Naing / DVB | February 23, 2017 All ethnic armed groups should be included in the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA), according to Nai Hongsa, the vice-chairman of the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC), which is due to sit for [...]

Ethnic Politicians Call for Guarantees ahead of NCA Signing

February 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

S.H.A.N. | February 23, 2017 Several ethnic politicians have voiced the opinion that the Burmese government must offer greater guarantees if ethnic armed groups are to sign the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA), and say such proposals must be laid out at the second [...]

NCA Non-Signatories Meet in Wa Enclave Amid Fears of Peace Process ‘Stagnation’

February 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

By Naw Noreen / DVB | February 22, 2017 Ethnic armed groups that are not signatory to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) on Tuesday kicked off a meeting at the United Wa State Army’s Panghsang headquarters as a spokesperson for one of the [...]

Refugee Youth Must Have the Opportunity to Participate in Burma’s Transition

February 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

[Yangon, 22 February 2017] – Today, Burma Link, Karen Student Network Group (KSNG) and Karen Youth Organisation (KYO) launch a documentary, “Unrecognised Leaders, Tomorrow’s Hope: Raising the Voices of Forgotten Youth.” The documentary amplifies the voices of displaced ethnic youth on the Thailand-Burma [...]

EAOs Invited to Wa Capital Summit

February 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Burma News International | February 21, 2017 The powerful Wa army will host a summit of ethnic armed organizations this week in Pangkham (Pangsang), the capital of the Wa self-administered zone. The meeting is the third such summit to be hosted by the [...]

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Media Advisory: Launch of the Documentary “Unrecognised Leaders, Tomorrow’s Hope: Raising the Voices of Forgotten Youth”

February 18th, 2017|0 Comments

On 22 February, 2017, Burma Link, the Karen Student Network Group (KSNG) and the Karen Youth Organisation (KYO) will launch a new documentary titled, “Unrecognised [...]

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Apply Now: Video Editing Intern/Volunteer

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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 [...]

Burma Link advocates for the rights of Burma’s marginalised ethnic nationalities and displaced conflict-affected communities. Burma Link amplifies the voices of these disempowered and disenfranchised populations and projects them into local and global conversations to ensure that the re-building of Burma includes the diverse and unheard perspectives of the conflict-affected communities on the ground.

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