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NGO says Myanmar’s 221 Political Prisoners Include a 14-year-old

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

By Daung Lu/Mizzima News | November 18, 2017 Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) issued its monthly report which says the number of prisoners arrested for political activities has reached 221 in Myanmar until the end of October 2017 and includes a 14-year-old [...]

Land Disputes Made up 90% of Complaint Letters Sent to Karen State Parliament

November 17th, 2017|0 Comments

By Saw Myat Oo Thar/Karen News | November 16, 2017 Complaint letters received by Karen State parliament related to land issues dominated all other concerns over the 10-month period from January to October 2017. A government official responsible for receiving the complaint letters said [...]

The 8th DPN-PC Meeting: Further Discussion Required

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center (ENAC) News Brief No. 25 | November 15, 2017 The Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN) and Peace Commission (PC) held their 8th meeting at the National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC) in Yangon from 8-9 November 2017 to further [...]

Mae Tao Clinic Facing Funding Shortages as Border Aid Dries Up

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

By Kaelyn Lynch/Karen News | November 15, 2017 Dr. Cynthia’s Mae Tao Clinic is struggling to keep helping patients as donors to the Thai-Burma border stop funding. Mae Tao Clinic is appealing for help as funding cuts from donors are impacting their operations. [...]

AA Disputes Tatmadaw’s Account of Deadly Chin State Ambush

November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

By Nan Lwin Hnin Pwint/The Irrawaddy | November 14, 2017 In an interview with The Irrawaddy, a spokesman for the Arakan Army (AA) has claimed the group was defending its territory during an attack on a vessel that killed at least 11 Myanmar Army [...]

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

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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

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‘The Government Really Needs to Encourage the Youth More’: Saw Htoo Htoo Stin, President of the Karen Student Network Group

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‘They [Youth] Are Necessary to Reframe the Country’s Future’: Saw Bless, Karen Youth Organisation

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‘Refugee Youth Need to be Included in Advocacy’: Julia Mayerhofer, Secretary General of APRRN

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Keep Supporting Displaced Populations Along the Thailand-Burma/Myanmar Border

Burma Link | September 11, 2017 Download this campaign memo and fact sheet as PDF.  KEEP SUPPORTING CAMPAIGN International support for IDPs in the [...]

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Burma Link | May 7, 2017 Summary Burma Link is a growing non-profit organisation that was set up in August 2012 to address vital unmet [...]

Burma Link advocates for the rights of Burma’s marginalised ethnic nationalities and displaced conflict-affected communities. Burma Link amplifies the voices of these disempowered and disenfranchised populations and projects them into local and global conversations to ensure that the re-building of Burma includes the diverse and unheard perspectives of the conflict-affected communities on the ground.

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