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Public Needs to Know Code of Conduct, Says Mon Border/Security Minister

February 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

By Saw Myat Oo Thar / Karen Information Center / BNI Online | February 22, 2018 The public needs to be aware of the code of conduct that must be observed by both the Tatmadaw and the ethnic armed group[s] during the ceasefire [...]

Lashio Stable but Tense after Yoma Bank Bombing

February 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

By Lawi Weng / The Irrawaddy | February 22, 2018 Local residents in Lashio reported that the situation there had stabilized Thursday following a bomb blast at a Yoma Bank branch on Wednesday that killed two people and wounded 21, though many residents [...]

Tanintharyi Locals Say National Park Conservation Plan Threatening Livelihoods

February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

By Su Myat Mon / Frontier Myanmar | February 21, 2018 An environmental group has called for greater respect for the rights of indigenous peoples in Tanintharyi Region, saying that land concessions and restrictions on forest use in recent years pose a grave threat [...]

Still No Date for Release of Census Findings on Ethnic Populations

February 22nd, 2018|0 Comments

By San Yamin Aung / The Irrawaddy | February 21, 2018 There is still no timeframe for the release of long-withheld ethnic population data from the 2014 census, Minister of Labor, Immigration and Population U Thein Swe told lawmakers on Wednesday. Replying to [...]

Three Kachin Political Parties One Step Closer to Merger

February 21st, 2018|0 Comments

By Nang Mya Nadi / Democratic Voice Burma (DVB) | February 21, 2018 Three political parties staking their appeal on claims to represent the interests of the ethnic Kachin population in northern Burma are closer to a merger this week after they agreed [...]

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‘They [IDPs] Cannot Buy Medicine Anymore’: Saw Hser Htoo Plaw, Leader of Karen IDP Camp (UPDATE)

January 19th, 2018|Comments Off on ‘They [IDPs] Cannot Buy Medicine Anymore’: Saw Hser Htoo Plaw, Leader of Karen IDP Camp (UPDATE)

‘If Patients Need Medicine, Sometimes We Health Workers Buy It for Them’: Ko Kya, Karen IDP Medic in KNU 5th Brigade

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‘To Get Peace, I Think There Is Only One Way – Fight for It’: Hser Gay Paw, Karen Refugee Resettled in KNDO Base

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‘The Youth Can Help the Government to Better Our Country’: Students and Youth Congress of Burma (SYCB)

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‘If I Return I Fear That I Will Face Terrible Killings and Dangerous Situations’: Naw Thein Nay, KWO Chairwoman in Karen IDP Camp Ei Thu Hta

December 14th, 2017|Comments Off on ‘If I Return I Fear That I Will Face Terrible Killings and Dangerous Situations’: Naw Thein Nay, KWO Chairwoman in Karen IDP Camp Ei Thu Hta

New Burma/Myanmar Media Monitoring Database Focusing on Ethnic Issues

Burma Link | January 22, 2018 Today (December 21, 2017), Burma Link publishes the Burma/Myanmar Media Monitoring Database focusing on ethnic issues, particularly conflict, displacement, [...]

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Burma Link Infographic Briefer: Karen IDPs in Ei Tu Hta Need Support

Burma Link | December 21, 2017 Today (December 21, 2017), Burma Link publishes an infographic briefer about the Karen IDP (internally displaced person) camp Ei [...]

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