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Ruling USDP attack NLD youth

November 10, 2011  •  Author: Naw Hser Kler (KIC)

A spokesperson for the National League for Democracy has accused members of Burma’s ruling Union Solidarity and Development Party of seriously injuring two of their youth members in Twantay Township, Yangon Division in early November. According to NLD members one of the y... Read more ►

Burma Army prepares for war

November 8, 2011  •  Author: Eh Na

The Burma Army is sending extra troops, arms and food supplies to the Tavoy (Dawei) area in southern Burma in what local Karen says are signs that the government troops are about to launch a major offensive against the Karen National Union. A Karen National Union military so... Read more ►

Villagers fear army will force land takeover

November 6, 2011  •  Author: Karen news

Residents of a village in the Kawkareik Township say that there are plans by the Burma Army and the Border Guard Force to confiscate 500 acres of their land to develop a military camp. The *Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) has been told the land has already been surveyed and ... Read more ►

Burma Army bomb civilians out of their village

November 6, 2011  •  Author: Saw Khar Su Nyar (KIC)

The humanitarian organization, Committee of Internally Displaced Karen People, say the Burma Army bombed and shelled residents from their Khaw T’Khaw village, east of the Thoutyaykhat River in Tandaung Township. According to a CIDKP member, the Burma Army Infantry Batt... Read more ►

Government delegation courts DKBA

November 6, 2011  •  Author: Saw Thein Myint (KIC)

The Democratic Karen Buddhist Army and government officials met for preliminary peace talk in state ministry at Pa-an, Karen State, at the end of October and the beginning of November. According to DKBA officials, a delegation led by DKBA Brigadier General Mo Shay met with ... Read more ►

Reconciliation in Burma – A pipedream?

October 29, 2011  •  Author: Nan Paw Gay (KIC)

An alliance of humanitarian agencies working with displaced people from Burma say the current, if small signs, of a shift to democratic reform in the country offers an opportunity to resolve ethnic conflict. The alliance, the Thailand Burma Border Consortium’s, annual sur... Read more ►

Photo evidence the Burma Army uses civilians as human shields

October 29, 2011  •  Author: Karen News

The humanitarian organisation Free Burma Rangers has released photographic evidence showing that the Burma Army forces civilians to act as human shields and minesweepers in conflict areas. In a statement released on October 23, Free Burma Rangers, said that on 5th June this ... Read more ►

Malaysia: Burma’s ethnic people call for government to stop military attacks and abuses

October 29, 2011  •  Author: Karen News

In recent months the Burma Army has increased its attacks on ethnic people. The Burma Army has been accused of rape, forced labor and firing artillery shells indiscriminately into villages. The ethnic protests against the government’s military offensives have spread to nei... Read more ►

Burma Army target Kachin women for forced labor

October 29, 2011  •  Author: Naw Hser Kler (KIC)

Burma’s new government continues to try to convince the international community it is moving to a more freer society, but eye-witness accounts of continued human rights abuses in ethnic states is evidence to the contrary. Earlier this month, villagers claim, seven ethic K... Read more ►

Waiting for mom’s release

October 27, 2011  •  Author: Naw Hser Kler (KIC)

It was on the full moon night of – Thidingyut – a night where Buddhists light candles and pray at temples or in their homes. I was wandering around a temple it’s lights shining bright. I was in Mae Sot, a Thai border town with the River Moei separating it from Myaw... Read more ►

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