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Posts Tagged ‘Ethnic Nationalities’ (218 found)

Achieving Health Equity in Contested Areas of Southeast Myanmar

The Asia FoundationThroughout decades of ethnic armed conflict, the governance environment in many of Myanmar’s non- Burman areas has become deeply fractured, as ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) have established parallel governance systems, including healthcare departments. This report gives an overview of the parallel Ministry of Health (MoH) and EAO-linked health systems that exist in southeast Myanmar, and looks at how coordination and cooperation have increased since ceasefires were signed in 2011 and 2012 […]

July 11, 2016  •  By The Asia Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The right to land at crossroads in Myanmar

Myanmar is at a historic crossroads: one where the optimism of a critical juncture that is “more promising than at any time in recent memory” meets apprehension over what could happen if a “host of … social crises that have long blighted our country” go unaddressed […]

July 5, 2016  •  By Transnational Institute  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Film Censorship in Burma Underlines Existing Limits on Freedom of Expression

IgorThis past week, the film Twilight Over Burma: My Life as a Shan Princess was prevented from screening at the Human Rights Human Dignity International Film Festival by Burma’s film censorship board […]

June 22, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open letter to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi regarding plans by Norway’s SN Power to build the Middle Yeywa Dam on the Namtu River

On March 30, 2016, we published a report “Save the Namtu River” raising concerns about four planned dams on the Namtu/Myitnge River, including the 700 MW Middle Yeywa dam, planned by Norway’s state-owned SN Power in Nawng Khio township of northern Shan State […]

May 26, 2016  •  By Action for Shan State Rivers  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Army expansion, abuses along Kokang-China border creating scores of “ghost villages”

Burma Army expansion and ongoing abuses since last year in mountainous areas along the Kokang-China border is making it impossible for tens of thousands of Kokang refugees to return home, according to interviews carried out by SHRF in March 2016 […]

April 21, 2016  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံဒီမုိကရက္တစ္အင္အားစု၏ ႏွစ္သစ္မဂၤလာႏႈတ္ခြန္းဆက္ ႏွင့္ ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးဆုိင္ရာ အဆုိျပဳခ်က္

၁။ ျမန္မာတုိ႔၏ ႏွစ္သစ္ကူးအခါသမယတြင္ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံတြင္းမွီတင္းေနထုိင္ၾကေသာ တိုင္းရင္းသားလူမ်ိဳးေပါင္းစုံႏွင့္ အေၾကာင္းအမ်ိဳးမ်ိဳးေၾကာင့္ ႏုိင္ငံတကာတြင္ ေရာက္ရွိေနၾကေသာ ႏိုင္ငံသူႏုိင္ငံသားအားလုံး ကုိယ္စိတ္ႏွစ္ျဖာက်န္းမာခ်မ္းသာၾကပါေစေၾကာင္း ဆုေတာင္းေမတၲမ်ား ပုိ႔သလုိက္ပါသည္ […]

April 17, 2016  •  By Forum for Democracy in Burma  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

NLD-led government must act to end Rohingya crisis

Members of the European Burma Network (EBN) call upon the new government of Burma to act swiftly to start to address the Rohingya crisis in Burma/Myanmar […]

April 6, 2016  •  By European Burma Network  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Shan State tension increases as new government searches for peace

The elusive road to peace remains entrenched in Shan State, as Myanmar’s first democratically elected civilian government took office last week […]

April 5, 2016  •  By Mizzima  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Revived Cement Factory Draws Protestors in Hpa-an

RANGOON — Hundreds of locals in the Karen State capital Hpa-an gathered on Tuesday to voice objections to a recently revived proposal there to develop a limestone quarry and cement factory, which was put on hold two years ago pending public consultation […]

April 1, 2016  •  By The Irrawaddy  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤