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Resource Collection

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

 

Burma Army Disruption of Shan Conference: Intentionally Creating Distrustful Atmosphere?

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

By Sai Wansai / Shan Herald Agency for News | July 24, 2017 When the Shan’s Committee for Shan State Unity (CSSU) has to withhold its meeting that was planned to take [...]

Ethnic Health Organization Calls for Cooperation, Recognition and Equality

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Karen News on Vimeo | July 25, 2017 In an exclusive interview with Karen News, Saw Nay Htoo, director of the Burma Medical Association explains why its important why ethnic health organizations should [...]

Myanmar Military Files Second Lawsuit Against Yangon Editor And Columnist

July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Radio Free Asia | July 21, 2017 Myanmar’s military on Friday filed a lawsuit in Yangon against the editor and columnist of an independent newspaper under the country’s Media Law in the [...]

UN Human Rights Envoy Piles Pressure on Govt in Latest Burma Critique

July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

By Libby Hogan / DVB | July 22, 2017 UN human rights envoy Yanghee Lee offered stern words for the Burmese government on Friday evening, urging it to reconsider its refusal to [...]

Peace Commission and DPN to Meet in August

July 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Mon News Agency (MNA) | July 21, 2017 The government’s Peace Commission will meet next month with negotiators from an umbrella organization representing ethnic armed groups that have not yet signed the [...]

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Joint Statement: Myanmar Authorities Must Immediately Release and Drop Charges Against Three Detained Journalists

July 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Joint statement by 68 civil society organisations | July 14, 2017 We, the undersigned civil society organizations, condemn the arrest, detention and prosecution of six people, including three journalists, [...]

1007, 2017

Statement on the Detention of the Journalists who Came to Report on the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Ceremony

July 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Palaung State Liberation Front (PSLF) | July 10, 2017 Date – June, 27th, 2017 The Palaung State Liberation Front PSLF/TNLA condemns the Myanmar military for detaining journalists who [...]

407, 2017

Statement of the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) Second Congress June 29, 2017

July 4th, 2017|0 Comments

United Nations Federal Council (Union of Burma) | June 29, 2017 The Second Congress of the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) was held from June 20 to 29 [...]

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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“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 [...]

Burma: A Reality Check

June 14th, 2017|Comments Off on Burma: A Reality Check

Roland Watson / Dictator Watch | June 11, 2017 Burma has now had its third peace conference. The first, in January 2016, was organized by former President Thein Sein, who to this [...]

Six-Year Battle With No End in Sight

June 9th, 2017|Comments Off on Six-Year Battle With No End in Sight

By Nyein Nyein / The Irrawaddy | June 9, 2017 RANGOON — Since September 2011 to date, fighting has been on and off in Kachin Independence Army (KIA)-controlled areas in northern and [...]

Jump-Starting the Stalled Peace Process

May 8th, 2017|Comments Off on Jump-Starting the Stalled Peace Process

Sai Wansai | May 4, 2017 Is Revitalization of the 1961 Federal Amendment Proposal the Way to Go? Introduction: The Contemporary Impasse With the Union Peace Conference, known as the “21st Century [...]

Burma Army Disruption of Shan Conference: Intentionally Creating Distrustful Atmosphere?

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

By Sai Wansai / Shan Herald Agency for News | July 24, 2017 When the Shan’s Committee for Shan State Unity (CSSU) has to withhold its meeting that was planned to take place from 20 to 22 July by the [...]

Ethnic Health Organization Calls for Cooperation, Recognition and Equality

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Karen News on Vimeo | July 25, 2017 In an exclusive interview with Karen News, Saw Nay Htoo, director of the Burma Medical Association explains why its important why ethnic health organizations should be providers of healthcare services to ethnic communities. [...]

Myanmar Military Files Second Lawsuit Against Yangon Editor And Columnist

July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Radio Free Asia | July 21, 2017 Myanmar’s military on Friday filed a lawsuit in Yangon against the editor and columnist of an independent newspaper under the country’s Media Law in the first such case in which journalists have been [...]

UN Human Rights Envoy Piles Pressure on Govt in Latest Burma Critique

July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

By Libby Hogan / DVB | July 22, 2017 UN human rights envoy Yanghee Lee offered stern words for the Burmese government on Friday evening, urging it to reconsider its refusal to issue visas to a UN fact-finding mission tasked [...]

‘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 [...]

UNFC Prepares for 21CPC and Other Challenges

By Sai Aw | Shan Herald Agency for News (SHAN) | April 6, 2017 The United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) – a coalition [...]


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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