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Posts Tagged ‘Ceasefire’ (57 found)

Statement on Critical Situation in Shan State – Nationwide Ceasefire Needed In Burma

The European Parliamentary Caucus on Burma is extremely concerned by the current situation in Shan State, Eastern Burma, and in other ethnic states, where conflict is increasing […]

May 23, 2011  •  By European Parliamentary Caucus on Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement By 20 Members Of The European Burma Network On The Crisis In Shan State

On 13th March 2011 the dictatorship in Burma broke a 22 year long ceasefire agreement with the Shan State Army – North. 3,500 Burmese Army soldiers took part in a military offensive in north-central Shan State, an area with a population of 100,000 […]

May 18, 2011  •  By Members of the European Burma Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Regime Attacks Civilians In Shan State – UK Must Act

Burma Campaign UK today called on the British government to publicly condemn the dictatorship in Burma for breaking ceasefire agreements with ethnic organisations in Burma, including breaking the ceasefire with the Shan State Army – North. The dictatorship in Burma is threatening to plunge the country into conflict […]

May 5, 2011  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Briefing No. 12: Crisis in Shan State

On 13th March 2011 the dictatorship in Burma broke a 22 year long ceasefire agreement with the Shan State Army – North. Sixty-five clashes were reported in the first three weeks of the dictatorship breaking the ceasefire. Civilians are being targeted in the military offensive […]

May 4, 2011  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Must Seize KNU Ceasefire Opportunity for Nationwide Burma Ceasefire

The Burma Campaign UK today called on the United Nations and international community to seize the opportunity created by the KNU declaring a one-day ceasefire to turn it into a nationwide ceasefire […]

September 16, 2010  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Welcomes One-Day Ceasefire in Burma by Karen National Union

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) today welcomed the decision by the Karen National Union (KNU) to observe a unilateral one-day ceasefire on 21 September, the International Day of Peace. CSW calls on Burma’s military regime, the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), to declare a permanent nationwide ceasefire and end its military offensives against civilians in the ethnic states […]

September 15, 2010  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

KNU to Observe One-Day Ceasefire on International Day of Peace

1. In 2001 the United Nations General Assembly passed resolution 55/282 designating September 21 as International Day of Peace.

2. The Karen National Union (KNU), established on the democratic principles, has been struggling for peace, democracy and human rights, equality, self-determination and freedom of the entire Karen people.

3. To demonstrate our commitment to peace, and respect for the United Nations, the KNU will observe a unilateral one-day ceasefire on September 21st […]

September 15, 2010  •  By Karen National Union  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤