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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 in the Karen National Union’s 16th Congress recent election, urged the new [...]

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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 of 12 ethnic armed groups that declined to sign the nationwide ceasefire [...]

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KIA General Gun Maw: ‘To Talk and Live as Equals, That is Genuine Peace’

The Irrawaddy | January 17, 2017 Following the first meeting of the 21st Century Panglong Peace Conference in August, fighting intensified in northeastern Burma, and negotiations between the government and the ethnic alliance United Nationalities [...]

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Toungoo Interview: Saw A—, October 2016

Report by Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) | November 21, 2016 This Interview with Saw A--- describes the situation in Htaw Ta Htoo (Htantabin) Township, Toungoo District, in October 2016, including education, healthcare, NCA (Nation [...]

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DKBA Splinter Group: ‘They Want to Wipe Us Out’

By SAW YAN NAING / The Irrawaddy | September 8, 2016 CHIANG MAI, Thailand — As Burma’s Union Peace Conference began in Naypyidaw in late August, fighting resumed in Karen State’s Myaing Gyi Nyu and Mae [...]

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Suu Kyi Talks ‘Peace’ On Burmese New Year; Ethnic Leaders Respond

By Kyaw Kha, The Irrawaddy, April 20, 2016 Aung San Suu Kyi, the de facto leader of Burma, highlighted internal peace and constitutional change in her speech to the people on the Burmese New Year. In [...]

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The 61st Republic Day of Nagaland – Speech of President Viyalie Metha

KEDAHGE, Federal Government of Nagaland | March 22, 2016 Fellow Countrymen, As we gather here today to celebrate the 61st anniversary of the founding of our Federal republic, let us all give thanks to God [...]

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New Book Brings Stories of Burma’s Ethnic Nationalities from the Thailand-Burma Border to Local and International Audiences

Press release by Burma Link | March 16, 2016 (March 16, 2016) Today, Burma Link launches a book, Lives on the Line: Voices for Change from the Thailand-Burma Border, in English and Burmese. The book [...]

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