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Posts Tagged ‘Kachin State’ (265 found)

“From Genuine Peace Negotiation, Toward Federal Union”

We, the Women’s League of Burma (WLB), on the occasion of the International Day of Peace on September 21st, send our wishes to the ethnic people of Burma to be healthy and happy […]

September 21, 2016  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

U.S. Urgently Needs plan to Support Reform of Myanmar’s vast, Dirty Jade Trade after Obama Announces Sanctions Lift

Efforts must focus on clearing army companies and families out of sector worth up to $31bn in 2014, and supporting local calls for reform and peace […]

September 16, 2016  •  By Global Witness  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

U.S.: Lifting Sanctions on Myanmar Puts Human Rights Progress At Risk

YANGON, September 15, 2016)—A decision by U.S. President Barack Obama to lift all remaining sanctions on Myanmar could pose a threat to peace, the democratic transition, and the protection of human rights in the country, Fortify Rights said today. An Executive Order must be issued for sanctions to be lifted, which President Obama said will happen “soon […]”

September 15, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

As Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi makes historic U.S. visit, industry lobbying and vested interests jeapordise Obama foreign policy legacy

U.S. industry lobbying to roll back sanctions on Myanmar (Burma) before critical reforms in the country have kicked in risks undoing its fragile progress towards democracy, prosperity and peace, Global Witness said today […]

September 13, 2016  •  By Global Witness  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kachin Alliance: Open letter to President Barack Obama

We, the Kachin Alliance, write to express gratitude for President Obama’s tireless efforts in advancing and deepening the United States’ engagement in Asia Pacific. We laud the Obama administration, for dedicating more resources and time than any of its predecessors to secure friendship with the peoples of Southeast Asia, including all ethnic nationalities of Burma […]

September 12, 2016  •  By Kachin Alliance  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Attacks Against the Kachin, Shan and Ta’ang Escalate as Peace Talks Near

The conflict in Kachin state continues to escalate in Kachin State and Northern Shan State. Clashes and infantry assaults backed by mortar attacks are now a daily occurrence, and civilians are frequently caught in the crossfire […]

August 30, 2016  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

လူူမသိသူမသိဘ၀မ်ား – ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံမွ လူမသိေသးေသာေနရပ္စြန္႔ခြာတိမ္းေရွာင္ရမႈ သံသရာ

BP Report Cover Lay.cdr လတ္တေလာကာလ ျမန္မာ့အေရးႏွင့္ပတ္သက္လွ်င္ ဒီမိုကေရစီျပဳျပင္ ေျပာင္းလဲေရး၊ ၂၀၁၅ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲႏွင့္ အမ်ိဳးသားဒီမုိကေရစီအဖဲြ႔ခ်ဳပ္ (NLD) ဦးေဆာင္ေသာအစိုးရ၏ အနာဂတ္တို႔ အေပၚသာ အာရံုစိုက္မႈမ်ားေနၿပီး အလြန္နက္နဲေသာ လူသားခ်င္းစာနာမႈ အက်ပ္အတည္း ႏွင့္ ျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံအေရွ႕ေတာင္ပိုင္းမွ တိုင္းရင္းသားလူနည္းစု အသိုင္းအဝိုင္းတို႔၏ ဆက္လက္စိုးရိမ္ပူပန္ေနရမႈမ်ားအား အမ်ားအားျဖင့္ လ်စ္လ်ဴ႐ႈထားၾကသည္ […]

August 12, 2016  •  By Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျမန္မာအစိုးရ၏ ျပဳျပင္ေျပာင္းလဲေရးမ်ားသည္ တိုင္းရင္းသားေဒသမ်ားမွ ေနရပ္စြန္႔ခြာတိမ္းေရွာင္ရမႈ၏ အေျခခံ အေၾကာင္းတရားမ်ားကို ကိုင္တြယ္ေျဖရွင္းရမည္

ယေန႔ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ၾသဂုတ္လ ၁၂ ရက္ေန႔ ရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ႕တြင္ ထုတ္ျပန္သည့္ ဘားမားလင့္ခ္၊ ျမန္မာ့အေရး ပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္ရြက္သူမ်ားအဖြဲ႔ႏွင့္ မြန္ျပည္လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးေဖာင္ေဒးရွင္း (HURFOM) တို႔မွ ပူးတြဲထုတ္ေ၀ေသာ အစီရင္ခံစာတြင္ အစိုးရသစ္သည္ စစ္ပြဲႏွင့္ ေနရပ္စြန္႔ခြာတိမ္းေရွာင္ရမႈတို႔၏ အေျခခံအေၾကာင္းတရားမ်ားကို ကိုင္တြယ္၍ ေနရပ္ျပန္ေရး အဟန္႔အတားမ်ားကို ဖယ္ရွားျခင္းျဖင့္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ အေရွ႕ေတာင္ပိုင္း နယ္စပ္ တစ္ေလွ်ာက္မွ ျပည္တြင္းေနရပ္စြန္႔ခြာ တိမ္းေရွာင္ရသူမ်ားႏွင့္ ထိုင္း-ျမန္မာနယ္စပ္ရွိ ဒုကၡသည္မ်ားအတြက္ ေရရွည္တည္တံ့သည့္ ေျဖရွင္းခ်က္မ်ားကုိ ေဖာ္ေဆာင္အားေပး ျမႇင့္တင္သင့္ေၾကာင္း ေဖာ္ျပထားသည္ […]

August 12, 2016  •  By Burma Link, Burma Partnership and Human Rights Foundation of Monland  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Positive Developments at Mai Ja Yang, Yet Obstacles Remain Ahead of 21st Century Panglong Conference

Mai-Ja-YangThe Mai Ja Yang conference concluded on 30 July, 2016 after four days of meetings between ethnic armed organizations (EAOs), political parties and civil society actors in Kachin State […]

August 7, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar government announces ground-breaking reforms of toxic jade business

Myanmar’s new government has announced a major shake up to licensing of its multi-billion dollar jade and gems business. This historic move follows work by Global Witness, Kachin Development Networking Group (KDNG), the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) and other Kachin State and Myanmar civil society actors and parliamentarians to expose widespread abuses at the heart of a vast, deeply corrupt trade […]

July 28, 2016  •  By Global Witness  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤