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Army Shelling Seen Signaling Start of New Offensive in Kachin, Shan States

December 15th, 2017|0 Comments

By Lawi Weng / The Irrawaddy | December 14, 2017 The Myanmar Army on Wednesday shelled at least four positions held by the Kachin Independence Army in northern parts of the country in a move rebel leaders are interpreting as a signal that [...]

Kachin IDP Camp Facing Glaring Shortfalls, Needs Repairs

December 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Burma News International (BNI) | December 13, 2017 Over one-third of the houses in a Kachin IDP camp are in urgent need of repair, but due to a lack of funds cannot carry out the necessary work, according to camp officials. Brang Mai, [...]

‘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|0 Comments

Burma Link | December 14, 2017 After fleeing persecution from the Burma Army in her native village, Naw Thein Nay found her way to Ei Thu Hta Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) Camp in 2007. There, she found safety and comfort, and has since [...]

Ethnic Groups Say Time Has Come To See Detailed Plan For Federal System

December 13th, 2017|0 Comments

By Lawi Weng / The Irrawaddy | December 12, 2017 It is time for the Myanmar government and the military to tell the country’s  ethnic groups exactly what type of federal system they can expect to be part of in the future, leaders [...]

Women’s League of Burma Expresses Concern About Ongoing Conflicts

December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Women's League of Burma (WLB)/Mizzima News | December 10, 2017 The Women’s League of Burma, in a statement to mark the 18th Anniversary of the founding of their organization, has expressed concern about the ongoing conflicts in Myanmar, the negative effects on civilians, [...]

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

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This Experience [of War] Will Never Disappear from My Mind: Lay Lit, Karen Refugee and Youth Leader

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‘We Will All Immediately Return … If There Is Peace’: Saw Hser Htoo Plaw, Leader of Karen IDP Camp

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