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Two Kachin Teachers Brutally Raped and Killed by Burmese Army

January 21st, 2015|0 Comments

Media Release from Burma Campaign UK, January 20, 2015
Burma Campaign UK has confirmed reports that two ethnic Kachin teachers were raped by Burmese Army soldiers overnight on 19th/20th January.
Burma Campaign UK is calling on the British government to implement provisions […]

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In Photos: Insight into the Lives of Mon IDPs in Halockhani, Southeast Burma

January 20th, 2015|0 Comments

These images are from Halockhani internally displaced person (IDP) village in southeast Burma, adjacent to Sangkhlaburi in Thailand’s Kanchanaburi Province. There are over 1,000 villagers in Halockhani, according to the village chief Nai Chit Toe. The village is located only one kilometer from the Thai border […]

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Mon IDPs Concerned About Lack of Aid in Halockhani

January 20th, 2015|0 Comments

This article was originally published on The Irrawaddy on January 20, 2015
Ariana Zarleen,  January 20, 2015
SANGKHLABURI, Thailand — Nestled between lush green mountain tops and surrounded by spectacular scenery, Halockhani has been a home for thousands of Mon internally displaced […]

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Ethnic Communities: Salween Dams Are Fuelling War and Must Be Stopped

January 20th, 2015|0 Comments

Press release by Burma Rivers Network, January 19, 2015
Community representatives from Shan, Karenni, Karen and Mon States are handing a petition today to the Myanmar Ministry of Electric Power, and to the Chinese and Thai Embassies in Yangon, urging an […]

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Burma Army Kill Villager in Front of His Parents, Then Force over 1,200 Villagers to Demonstrate Against “Insurgents”

January 12th, 2015|0 Comments

Shan Human Rights Foundation, January 7, 2015 On December 12, 2014, Burma Army troops from LIB 573 shot and killed a 32-year-old mentally ill villager, Sai Sarm Tip, at his house in front of his parents, in the village of Wan Tinn, in Murng Yawng, eastern Shan State. The troops had surrounded the house, ordered Sai Sarm Tip to come out, then shot him as he stepped outside. […]

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‘AOC training made me more powerful, courageous, and honest’

December 10th, 2014|0 Comments

Burma Link AOCs / December 10, 2014
Last week, Burma Link successfully completed the 4th AOC (Agents of Change) Leadership Program at Thoo Mweh Khee Migrant Learning Centre on the Thailand-Burma border, with ten promising and motivated young Karen leaders. […]

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Burma Link | 2015 Calendar Out Now – Preview and Order Online!

November 17th, 2014|0 Comments

Burma Link | 2015 Calendar displays life on the Thailand-Burma border via beautiful and compelling images from inside Burma and refugee camps in Thailand. The calendar includes Burmese national holidays, important ethnic celebrations as well as international days […]

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