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Attending Asian Highway Opening Ceremony Legitimizes Government’s Use of Force, Land Confiscation and Displacement

September 1st, 2015|0 Comments

Dear General Mutu Sae Poe,The International Karen Organization (IKO) is deeply troubled to learn that you were invited as a special guest of the quasi-civilian government of Thein Sein to the opening ceremony of the Asian Highway 1 (AH1) from Myawaddy to Kawkareik on 30 August. […]
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‘The Villagers [in Burma] Don’t Dare to Speak Out’: Kayan Refugee

August 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Burma Link | August 29, 2015

Kataerina, a Kayan (also known as Padaung) woman from Pyin Soung village in southern Shan State, is now 35 years old and has three daughters. Her life seems […]

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Karen Group Urges the KNU to Stand Together with Other Ethnic Nationalities

August 28th, 2015|0 Comments

Open letter to the KNU (Karen National Union) by the IKO (International Karen Organization) | August 24, 2015

The International Karen Organization Comprising of Karen Organizations from all over the world is very apprehensive about […]

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‘They Poured Petrol Around My House and Burnt Down My House’: KHRG Interview with Karen Villager

August 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Summary of a KHRG interview in Thaton District, Karen State | August 26, 2015

Below are excerpts of Karen Human Rights Group’s (KHRG) interview with Ma A—, a Karen villager who describes events occurring […]

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Burma Government Officials and Police Destruct 175 Houses Displacing Over 500 Karen Villagers

August 27th, 2015|0 Comments

Extract of KHRG incident report from Thaton (Doo Tha Htoo) District | August 26, 2015

Below is an extract of Karen Human Rights Group’s (KHRG) News Bulletin describing an incident in which the Burma/Myanmar […]

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Calling for All Parties to Uphold the Voices and Rights of Refugees Along the Thailand-Burma Border

June 20th, 2015|0 Comments

On this World Refugee Day, you can help Burma Link spread the word and call for all parties to uphold the voices and rights of the refugees along the Thailand-Burma border!
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Burma Link April 2015 Newsletter – Download Your Free Copy

April 18th, 2015|0 Comments

Burma Link’s April 2015 newsletter is out now!

You can download your free copy here (PDF).

The newsletter covers the period between October 2014 and March 2015. […]

Burma Link upholds the voices of the people of Burma and works to empower the people to become active agents in driving positive change in their lives and communities. We are the link between the world and the people of Burma, helping the world reach in and the people of Burma reach out. We help the people to share information and their stories with both local and global communities and provide all actors easy access to a wealth of information on Burma and its borders. Our main focus is on Burma’s long-silenced ethnic nationalities and displaced people.

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