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Burma Army Disruption of Shan Conference: Intentionally Creating Distrustful Atmosphere?

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

By Sai Wansai / Shan Herald Agency for News | July 24, 2017 When the Shan’s Committee for Shan State Unity (CSSU) has to withhold its meeting that was planned to take place from 20 to 22 July by the Burmese military attaché [...]

Ethnic Health Organization Calls for Cooperation, Recognition and Equality

July 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Karen News on Vimeo | July 25, 2017 In an exclusive interview with Karen News, Saw Nay Htoo, director of the Burma Medical Association explains why its important why ethnic health organizations should be providers of healthcare services to ethnic communities. He points out [...]

Myanmar Military Files Second Lawsuit Against Yangon Editor And Columnist

July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Radio Free Asia | July 21, 2017 Myanmar’s military on Friday filed a lawsuit in Yangon against the editor and columnist of an independent newspaper under the country’s Media Law in the first such case in which journalists have been sued under the [...]

UN Human Rights Envoy Piles Pressure on Govt in Latest Burma Critique

July 24th, 2017|0 Comments

By Libby Hogan / DVB | July 22, 2017 UN human rights envoy Yanghee Lee offered stern words for the Burmese government on Friday evening, urging it to reconsider its refusal to issue visas to a UN fact-finding mission tasked with probing alleged [...]

Peace Commission and DPN to Meet in August

July 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Mon News Agency (MNA) | July 21, 2017 The government’s Peace Commission will meet next month with negotiators from an umbrella organization representing ethnic armed groups that have not yet signed the ceasefire in the hopes of swaying additional signatories to join the [...]

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‘Our [Karen] Leaders … Stand by Our Side Bravely Against This Dam Project’: Naw They Nay, KWO Chairwoman for Ei Thu Hta

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‘Unity Is Strength and Unity Is Victory’: Major General Nerdah Bo Mya on the Occasion of the 68th Karen Revolution Day

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‘I Want to Go Where Other Teachers Don’t Want to Go’: Ethnic Mon Teacher Trainee and Advocate for Educational Change

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

June 27th, 2017|Comments Off on ‘They [Youth] Are Necessary to Reframe the Country’s Future’: Saw Bless, Karen Youth Organisation

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

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Burma Link Annual Report 2016

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 [...]

We Are Recruiting: International Research Interns

March 17, 2017 Burma Link is looking for volunteers to join our team! Two positions are currently open for suitable candidates to start in April or [...]

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