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‘Ready to Talk,’ TNLA Says of Ending Conflict with RCSS

Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) | May 26, 2017 As hundreds of delegates gather in Naypyidaw this week for a high-level peace summit, a spokesman for the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) has said his people are ready to [...]

2017-05-27T14:37:34+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|

The Seven Obstacles to Peace

By Nyan Hlaing Lynn / Frontier Myanmar | May 24, 2017 THE SECOND 21st Century Panglong Union Peace Conference was due to convene in Nay Pyi Taw on May 24, nearly four months later than originally scheduled. It will [...]

2017-05-25T16:11:15+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|

Thousands of Displaced Karen Villagers Call for Burma Army to Get off Their Land

Karen News | May 24, 2017 Today, while the peace dialogue in Nay Phyi Daw resumes for its second round, displaced Karen villagers in remote areas of northern Karen State staged a protest over the Burma Army occupying their [...]

2017-05-25T11:46:00+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|

Myanmar Invites Three Previously Shunned Ethnic Armed Groups to Peace Talks

Radio Free Asia (RFA) | May 23, 2017 The Myanmar government has invited three ethnic armed groups previously denied permission by the army to attend the second session on Wednesday of de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s key [...]

2017-05-24T14:55:07+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|

Thousands of Ethnic Lisu Protest Killings by Myanmar’s Kachin Independence Army

Radio Free Asia (RFA) | May 22, 2017 Thousands of ethnic Lisu in Myitkyina, capital of northern Myanmar’s Kachin state, protested on Monday against an ethnic armed group for violating human rights by indiscriminately arresting and killing civilians and [...]

2017-05-23T13:50:58+00:00 May 23rd, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|