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Comprehensive resource collection on Burma and the border, with a specific focus on conflict, human rights, peace process, and displacement issues.

 

NGO says Myanmar’s 221 Political Prisoners Include a 14-year-old

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By Daung Lu/Mizzima News | November 18, 2017 Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) issued its monthly report which says the number of prisoners arrested for political activities has reached 221 in [...]

Land Disputes Made up 90% of Complaint Letters Sent to Karen State Parliament

November 17th, 2017|0 Comments

By Saw Myat Oo Thar/Karen News | November 16, 2017 Complaint letters received by Karen State parliament related to land issues dominated all other concerns over the 10-month period from January to October [...]

The 8th DPN-PC Meeting: Further Discussion Required

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center (ENAC) News Brief No. 25 | November 15, 2017 The Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN) and Peace Commission (PC) held their 8th meeting at the National Reconciliation and [...]

Mae Tao Clinic Facing Funding Shortages as Border Aid Dries Up

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

By Kaelyn Lynch/Karen News | November 15, 2017 Dr. Cynthia’s Mae Tao Clinic is struggling to keep helping patients as donors to the Thai-Burma border stop funding. Mae Tao Clinic is appealing [...]

AA Disputes Tatmadaw’s Account of Deadly Chin State Ambush

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

By Nan Lwin Hnin Pwint/The Irrawaddy | November 14, 2017 In an interview with The Irrawaddy, a spokesman for the Arakan Army (AA) has claimed the group was defending its territory during an [...]

1611, 2017

The 8th DPN-PC Meeting: Further Discussion Required

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center (ENAC) News Brief No. 25 | November 15, 2017 The Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN) and Peace Commission (PC) held their 8th meeting at [...]

1011, 2017

Press Release to Counter the Burma Embassy Statement

November 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Karen Organization of the United  States of America (KOUSA) | November 9, 2017 On November 6, 2017, nearly 10,000 Karen people gathered from around the United States for [...]

1011, 2017

Statement in Support of Karen People Gathering in Washington D.C.

November 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Karen Peace Support Network (KPSN) | November 6, 2017 The Karen Peace Support Network (KPSN) fully supports the gathering of Karen people and their supporters in Washington, D.C. [...]

FEATURED Joint report by Burma Link and Burma Partnership: Voices of Refugees – Situation of Burma’s Refugees Along the Thailand-Burma Border. Burma Link’s report collection has over 50 reports about Burma issues with a focus on publications by local organisations. We regularly update the collection, which currently includes reports by AAPP, ND-Burma, TBC, KWAT, SWAN, and many more.

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KNU Leaders Urge Youth to Maintain Tradition

August 14th, 2017|Comments Off on KNU Leaders Urge Youth to Maintain Tradition

By Nyein Nyein / The Irrawaddy | August 13, 2017 Papun Township, KAREN STATE — On Saturday, ethnic Karen in their colorful, traditional attire joined the commemoration of the 67th Karen Martyrs’ [...]

Burma’s Ethnic People Speak to Mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

August 11th, 2017|Comments Off on Burma’s Ethnic People Speak to Mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Burma Link | August 11, 2017 The decades-long struggle of Burma’s ethnic nationalities for equal rights, social justice and federal democracy, and the grave human rights abuses occurring predominantly in outlying ethnic [...]

Dateline Irrawaddy: ‘Prospects For Peace Are Not Good’

July 29th, 2017|Comments Off on Dateline Irrawaddy: ‘Prospects For Peace Are Not Good’

The Irrawaddy | July 29, 2017 Ye Ni: Welcome to Dateline Irrawaddy! This week, we discuss the latest developments in Shan and Kachin states and their impacts on politics and the country’s peace [...]

“Not Safe for the Refugees to Return”: Karen Students Release Their Position on Repatriation

June 22nd, 2017|Comments Off on “Not Safe for the Refugees to Return”: Karen Students Release Their Position on Repatriation

Burma Link | June 22, 2017 Marking the World Refugee Day on June 20, 2017, the Karen Student Network Group (KSNG) released their position on refugee return to Burma in a press [...]

NGO says Myanmar’s 221 Political Prisoners Include a 14-year-old

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By Daung Lu/Mizzima News | November 18, 2017 Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) issued its monthly report which says the number of prisoners arrested for political activities has reached 221 in Myanmar until the end of October 2017 and [...]

Land Disputes Made up 90% of Complaint Letters Sent to Karen State Parliament

November 17th, 2017|0 Comments

By Saw Myat Oo Thar/Karen News | November 16, 2017 Complaint letters received by Karen State parliament related to land issues dominated all other concerns over the 10-month period from January to October 2017. A government official responsible for receiving the [...]

Mae Tao Clinic Facing Funding Shortages as Border Aid Dries Up

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

By Kaelyn Lynch/Karen News | November 15, 2017 Dr. Cynthia’s Mae Tao Clinic is struggling to keep helping patients as donors to the Thai-Burma border stop funding. Mae Tao Clinic is appealing for help as funding cuts from donors are [...]

AA Disputes Tatmadaw’s Account of Deadly Chin State Ambush

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

By Nan Lwin Hnin Pwint/The Irrawaddy | November 14, 2017 In an interview with The Irrawaddy, a spokesman for the Arakan Army (AA) has claimed the group was defending its territory during an attack on a vessel that killed at least [...]

Burma’s Ethnic People Speak to Mark the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Burma Link | August 11, 2017 The decades-long struggle of Burma’s ethnic nationalities for equal rights, social justice and federal democracy, and the [...]

‘The PSLF/TNLA Will Follow a Better Path than the NCA’: Joint Secretary

By MNA / BNI Online | May 5, 2017 Freelance reporter Min Tayza Aung recently sat down with Tar Parn La, the joint [...]

Have Your Say: Padoh Naw Zipporah Urges for Genuine Peace and Ethnic Unity

Karen News | April 11, 2017 In an exclusive interview with Karen News, Padoh Naw Zipporah Sein, despite losing her position as vice-chairperson [...]


Displaced Karen Demand Myanmar Army Leave Their Ancestral Lands

May 31st, 2017|Comments Off on Displaced Karen Demand Myanmar Army Leave Their Ancestral Lands

Recognise Us: Refugee Youth on the Thailand-Burma Border

May 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Recognise Us: Refugee Youth on the Thailand-Burma Border

Unrecognised Leaders, Tomorrow’s Hope: Raising the Voices of Forgotten Youth

March 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Unrecognised Leaders, Tomorrow’s Hope: Raising the Voices of Forgotten Youth

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