KIO Says Burma Army Reinforcements Will Escalate Fighting

October 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Burma News International (BNI) | October 27, 2016 Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO)’s Information Officer Lt-Col Naw Bu warned that fighting might escalate in Kachin Independence Army (KIA) controlled areas in Kachin and northern Shan states following Burma Army reinforcements to those areas. He [...]

Villager Shot Dead at Burma Army Checkpoint in Mong Hsu

October 28th, 2016|0 Comments

By Sai Aw / Shan Herald Agency for News (SHAN) | October 27, 2016 A villager was shot dead by a Burmese soldier in central Shan State’s Mong Hsu Township on Wednesday morning, according to a member of the Shan Nationalities League for [...]

International Action Needed as Rohingya Face Executions, Rape, Mass Arrests and Starvation

October 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Press Release by Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) | October 27, 2016 As the Rohingya of Burma face the worst human rights and humanitarian crisis in decades, Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK calls on governments, ASEAN and the United Nations to act now to prevent further violations of international [...]

NMSP and KNU Troops Exchange Gunfire

October 27th, 2016|0 Comments

By Min Paing / Independent Mon News Agency (IMNA) | October 26, 2016 Over the course of minutes, troops from the New Mon State Party (NMSP) and the Karen National Union (KNU) exchanged gunfire on Monday afternoon, October 24, in Yebyu Township, Tenasserism Division. It’s [...]

No Back-Up Plan for Karenni Refugees in Thai Border Camp as Funds Dry Up

October 27th, 2016|0 Comments

By Carole Oudot and Matthieu Baudey / The Myanmar Times | October 27, 2016 As the first wave of Myanmar refugees is repatriated from Thai border camps this week, returning to a home some have not seen for decades, others in the camps fear they will [...]

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New report “Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma”

August 15th, 2016|0 Comments

Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFOM) | August 12, 2016 Executive Summary Recently, much attention surrounding Burma has focused on [...]

608, 2016

Media Advisory: Launch of the Report “Invisible Lives: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma”

August 6th, 2016|0 Comments

August 6, 2016 On 12 August, 2016, Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland (HURFORM) will launch a new report titled, Invisible [...]

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