Proposed Repatriation to Myanmar for Rohingya Refugees is far too Premature

Asia Pacific Refugee Rights Network (APRRN) | January 19, 2018 Bangkok, 19 January 2018, 15:00: On Tuesday 16 January, the Myanmar and Bangladesh governments reached agreement around the repatriation of Rohingya refugees who fled military violence earlier last year. [...]

2018-01-20T15:17:09+00:00 January 20th, 2018|Featured Collection, Press Releases and Statements, Recommended|

Break Up Burma? – Executive Summary

By Roland Watson / Dictator Watch | January 9, 2018 The premise of the article is as follows: The people of Burma have suffered terribly under fifty-five years of military dictatorship, but there has always been hope that this [...]

2018-01-12T12:18:44+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Press Releases and Statements|

2018 THE YEAR AHEAD: Achieving Peace and Resolving Armed Conflict would Remain Far-fetched in Myanmar

By Sai Wansai/Shan Herald Agency for News | December 15, 2017 As 2017 comes to an end the ethnic armed conflict that have plagued the country for decades seems to be escalating, rather than reducing. The related ongoing peace [...]

2017-12-19T11:53:22+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|

2014 Population Census: The Problematic of 135 Ethnic Groups Categorization

Sai Wansai/Shan Herald Agency for News | December 5, 2017 Recently, on December 1, a report from Radio Free Asia indicated that the parliament would soon debate and decide upon the designation of 135 ethnic groups categorization on whether [...]

2017-12-07T12:57:11+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|

In Thai Border Camps, Funding Cuts Leave Refugees in Limbo

Kaelyn Lynch/Karen News | November 21, 2017 Refugees from Burma are finding it difficult to stay, difficult to go home. In Thailand, funding cuts to refugee camps have left over 100,000 displaced people from Burma to choose between trying [...]

2017-11-21T15:42:04+00:00 November 21st, 2017|Articles, Featured Collection, Recommended|

KWO Statement in Support of Karen Day in Washington DC

Karen Women's Organization (KWO) | November 6, 2017 The Karen Women’s Organization and our 60,000 members support the effort of Karen people in the United States to shed light on the plight of our people and others in Burma. We know that the [...]

2017-11-07T13:16:56+00:00 November 7th, 2017|Featured Collection, Press Releases and Statements, Recommended|

Letters from 58 NGOs Calling for Targeted Economic Sanctions in Burma

Burma Campaign UK | November 3, 2017 November 2, 2017 The Honorable Rex Tillerson Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street NW Washington, DC 20520 The Honorable Steven Mnuchin Secretary of the Treasury U.S. Department of [...]

2017-11-06T16:33:14+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|

The Right of Safe Return: As Burma’s Civil Wars Drag On, Displaced Karen Villagers Face Cuts in Humanitarian Assistance

Karen Community of Canada | October 29, 2017 As the Karen Community of Canada (KCC), an organization representing ethnic Karen refugees from Burma/Myanmar, we have watched with horror as over 600,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Burmese military atrocities over [...]

2017-11-02T11:27:33+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Featured Collection, Press Releases and Statements, Recommended|