288 STORIES TAGGED ‘BURMA ARMY’

FBR Allege Burma Army Rob and Kill 103 year-old Grandmother

April 25, 2015  •  Author: Karen News

Burma Army soldiers from the 88th Division have allegedly killed two civilians, including a 103-year-old, in Kachin State. The incident, which occurred on the 21st of March at around 10:30 in the morning, saw soldiers from two battalions attack Mahtek Village, in Mansi Towns... Read more ►

Government Forces Killing Civilians in Kachin State, says Aid Organisation

April 3, 2015  •  Author: Karen News

Free Burma Rangers, a frontline provider of medical aid to displaced civilians in Burma, said that government forces killed a Kachin family of three on the 23 of March. The Kachin conflict erupted in June 2011 when the Burma Army attacked Kachin Independence Army positions, ... Read more ►

UNFC: While Armed Clashes Rage, Peace in Burma Fades

March 30, 2015  •  Author: Karen News

The United Nationalities Federal Council issued a statement on Saturday, March 28 stating that it was disappointed that once again political discussions with the Burma government have been sidetracked. The UNFC said that in all its negotiation processes with the government i... Read more ►

DKBA and Burma Army Fighting Forces Kawkareik Traffic to a Standstill

March 12, 2015  •  Author: S'Phan Shaung

Fighting between government troops and soldiers from the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army broke out yesterday, March 11 at around 2 pm near Kawkareik Town. DKBA sources confirmed to Karen News that the fighting was between the government’s Light Infantry Battalion 231, und... Read more ►

Shan Human Rights Group Document Govt’s Military Abuse Of Civilians In Kokang Region

March 6, 2015  •  Author: Karen News

The Shan Human Rights Foundation have documented a series of shootings, murders, tortures that they said have happened in Shan State during the recent armed conflict between the Burma Army and the Kokang militia. The Shan Human Rights Foundation withheld the names of the peo... Read more ►

Burma Army Shelling Forces Karen Villagers From Farms

March 6, 2015  •  Author: Karen News

A Karen Human Right Groups report released on March 2nd accuses the Burma Army of targeting villagers with artillery shells in Northern Karen State. KHRG allege the government’s military directed its artillery bombardment on villagers in Papun Township. The KHRG report sai... Read more ►

Human Rights Group Accuse Burma Army of Targeting Civilians

March 5, 2015  •  Author: Karen News

A Shan Human Rights Foundation spokesperson in an interview with Karen News said that thousands of civilians displaced by the Burma Army have fled to the China border. “The situation is very tense. People are scared. They are scared of the Burma Army being in their village... Read more ►

Shan Human Rights Foundation urges UN to investigate shootings, killings and torture of civilians by Burma Army in Kokang area

March 5, 2015  •  Author: Karen News

The Shan Human Rights Foundation claim they have collected evidence that proves that the Burma army is murdering and torturing civilians in the Kokang area of Shan state. In a statement released Wednesday, 4th March Shan Human Rights Foundation said. “Burma Army soldiers h... Read more ►

Fighting Between Burma Army and Karen Continues To Spread Statewide

March 3, 2015  •  Author: Karen News

Fighting broke out in Papun Township between the Karen National Liberation Army government troops on February 27 that resulted in one Karen soldier killed and one wounded. The fighting happened in territory under the control of the KNLA’s 5th Brigade. An official from Kar... Read more ►

Karen Soldiers and Gov’t Militia Fight – One Killed and Two Wounded

March 1, 2015  •  Author: S'Phan Shaung

Fighting in Mywaddy Township between troops from the Karen National Liberation Army and government militia’s Border Guard Force on Saturday, February 28 left one KNLA dead, one wounded and one BGF soldier injured. The fighting was between soldiers from the KNLA 6th Brigade... Read more ►

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