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Statement of KNU on Peaceful March to Yangon of Campaigners for Democratic Education

March 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Karen National Union Supreme Headquarters, Kawthoolei, March 5, 2015
1. The Karen National Union (KNU) fully supports the Bill titled “Amendment to the National Education Law” submitted to the Parliament on February 16, 2015, through the Ministry of Education, by the […]

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Systematic and Widespread Drug Epidemic Destroying Ethnic Communities in Northern Burma

March 4th, 2015|1 Comment

By H. Paladino / Burma Link
 An epidemic of drug addiction is destroying communities and claiming a generation of young people and scores of men in Kachin State and northern Shan State, embattled ethnic areas of Burma.
Opium cultivation in ethnic conflict […]

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Kokang, Ta’ang, and Arakan Armies: Position Statement on Cold-blooded Offensives by the Burma Army

March 3rd, 2015|0 Comments

Position statement by the MNDAA, TNLA, and AA, March 1, 2015
1. Using fighter planes, tanks and armored cars, Myanmar Tatmadaw (Army) has launched offensives against our ethnic armed resistance organizations in Kokang, Ta’ang etc. regions, which are regions of the […]

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Toward a More Perfect Union

February 26th, 2015|0 Comments

Wai Yan Hpone / The Irrawaddy, February 12, 2015
I used to be proud of being a Bamar. In the early days of my life, I was overwhelmed with pride for our rich culture, civilization and centuries-long history. We Bamar are […]

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Palaung (Ta’ang) Statement for Reduction-Cessation of Battles between Two Sides in Ta’ang Region

February 24th, 2015|0 Comments

Statement of Palaung State Liberation Front (PSLF) for Reduction-Cessation of Battles between Two Sides in Ta’ang Region -As a result of increasing the number of armed forces and military offensives by the Myanmar government’s Tatmadaw in the Ta’ang nationality’s land, comprising of Namtsan, Mantong, Kyaukme, Thibaw, Namtu, Lashio, Mogok, Momeik, Theinni, Kutkai, Museh, Namkham Townships etc. and Ta’ang villages in Kokang Region […]

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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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