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Kachin War Continues, Fighter Jets Drop Bombs

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Kachinland News (KLN) | January 15, 2018 Battles continue unabated between Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and Burmese Army in southern and western Kachin state, and northern Shan state in the past week. In southern Kachin state, a Burmese army’s Infantry unit launched attacks [...]

Tatmadaw Attacked SSPP/SSA-N over 500 Times Since the Signing of the Union-Level Ceasefire

January 17th, 2018|0 Comments

Shan Herald Agency for News (SHAN) / BNI Online | January 16, 2018 After its central committee meeting, the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army – North (SSPP/SSA-N) released a statement that the Tatmadaw has launched over 500 military offensives against it within [...]

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

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Burma Link | January 17, 2018 Ko Kya grew up amidst conflict in Hee Poe Der village in Karen National Union (KNU) 5th Brigade. The villagers had to often hide in the jungle when they heard Burma Army was approaching their village, until [...]

RCSS, Tatmadaw Clashed Four Times in Early January

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Network Media Group (NMG) / BNI Online | January 15, 2018 Despite signing the nationwide ceasefire agreement, the Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army – South (RCSS/SSA-S) has clashed four times with the Tatmadaw within this month, according to the RCSS/SSA-S. “We [...]

Signatory EAOs Responded with Postponement of the 21CPC to the Tatmadaw’s Heavy-Handedness

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

By Sai Wansai / Shan Herald Agency for News  (SHAN) | January 16, 2018 Simultaneously shortly after the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA)-signatory Ethnic Armed Organizations (EAOs) doled out a statement to postpone the 21st Century Panglong Conference (21CPC), scheduled to start at the end of [...]

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October 31st, 2017|Comments Off on ‘[NCA] Is Not Something That Will Benefit the Ethnic Groups and Our Struggle’: Karen Major General Nerdah Bo Mya Urges Ethnic Leaders to Stay Away from the ‘Useless’ Deal

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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