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Interviews 2017-05-01T12:43:49+00:00

‘Women Working in Rural Areas … Need to Be Given Bigger Platforms to Promote Sustainable Development in Their Communities’: Shan Women’s Action Network

October 13th, 2017|

Burma Link | October 13, 2017 Founded in 1999, Shan Women’s Action Network (SWAN) has been advocating for gender equality and justice for women in Shan State for nearly two decades. Composed of a network [...]

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‘They Reduced the Support for the Refugee Camps … That Is Why the ‘Voluntary’ Return Is Happening’: Lay Lit, Secretary of KSNG

September 28th, 2017|

Burma Link | September 28, 2017 Naw Lay Lit Ray Thaw comes from a Karen village in a non-government controlled area of Karen National Union (KNU) Brigade 6 in Karen State, southeast Burma. Lay Lit [...]

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‘They [Government] Are Just Doing a Show for the International Community, but They Really Want to Control the Ethnic Areas’: Moon Nay Li, General Secretary of KWAT

September 1st, 2017|

Burma Link | September 1, 2017 Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) is a non-profit organization which works from Chiang Mai, Thailand, and advocates for ethnic women’s rights. The organization was created in 1999, in reaction [...]

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‘All These Laws Are Intended to Take the Indigenous People’s Land Legally’: Saw Eh Say, Coordinator of Karenni Earthrights Action Network

August 16th, 2017|

Burma Link | August 16, 2017 The Karenni Earthrights Action Network (KEAN) was founded on January 15, 2012, by an alumni group from the Earthrights International (ERI) program. The organisation strives to protect and empower [...]

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

August 11th, 2017|

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 areas, continues to [...]

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‘Take Effective Action…Leading to the Emergence of an International Criminal Tribunal for Burma’: Aung Htoo, Founder of Legal Aid Network

July 17th, 2017|

Burma Link | July 17, 2017 July 17, 2017, is the 15th Anniversary of the Rome Statute, which saw the establishment of the International Criminal Court and now marks the World Day for International Justice. In [...]

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‘The NLD Government Should Be More Proactive and Initiative in the Peace Process’: Twan Zaw, General Secretary of the ANC

July 10th, 2017|

Burma Link | July 10, 2017 Twan Zaw has been working with the Arakan National Council (ANC) since 2004, and as the General Secretary since 2010. Twan Zaw joined the ANC as one of the [...]

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