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Posts Tagged ‘Shan State Army’ (11 found)

Ongoing Tatmadaw Offensives and Impunity for War Crimes Undermine New Panglong Peace Initiative

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) is seriously concerned at the Tatmadaw’s recent new offensives and ongoing
impunity for war crimes, which are undermining the government’s new peace initiatives […]

June 16, 2016  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Torture, extrajudicial killing, and use of civilians as human shields by Burma Army during new offensive against SSPP/SSA near Upper Yeywa dam site in Kyaukme

During May 2016, the Burma Army has committed grave human rights violations, which meet the definition of war crimes, during a new offensive against the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) in Kyaukme township, northern Shan State, close to the Upper Yeywa dam site on the Namtu/Myitnge river […]

June 2, 2016  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Divide Rule Produces Dividends for the Burma Army

The Irrawaddy/ J Phain The decades-long tactic of divide-and-rule used by successive regimes in Burma when dealing with ethnic groups produced dividends in February 2016, as ongoing armed clashes between troops from the ethnic Ta’ang, Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and ethnic Shan, Shan State Army – South (SSA-S), in northern Shan State has displaced up to 5,000 civilians in just one week while thousands more have been trapped in Kyaukme Township, waiting to move to a safe location […]

February 24, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

If Naypyidaw Wants Peace, it Must Stop its Military Advances into Shan Ceasefire Territories

Shan Community Based Organisations (CBOs) are gravely concerned at the current offensive by Naypyidaw troops against Shan ceasefire territories in four townships of central Shan State, which has displaced over 1,500 villagers so far […]

October 15, 2015  •  By Shan Community Based Organisations  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese Government Must Stop new Military Operation against Ceasefire Army in Northern Shan State

Since June 2014, the Burma Army has deployed nearly 2,000 troops from over 10 battalions in an operation against a ceasefire group, the Shan State Progress Party/ Shan State Army (a.k.a Shan State Army-North or SSA-N), in Kehsi and Murng Hsu townships. The operation has inflicted human rights abuses against hundreds of local civilians […]

July 10, 2014  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Spreading Burma Army Attacks and Abuses Against Civilians in Shan State Undermine Nationwide Ceasefire Negotiation

The Shan Human Rights Foundation is deeply concerned at the escalation of attacks and abuses by the Burma Army against civilians in different areas of Shan State during March 2014, which are undermining current negotiations for a nationwide ceasefire […]

March 28, 2014  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on the Accusation of RCSS/SSA by Burmese Government Press Conference

With reference to the erroneous accusation of the Restoration Council of the Shan State (RCSS), the Shan State Army (SSA) by the government press conference mentioned in the state run newspaper, the New Light of Myanmar on August 13, 2011 […]

August 15, 2011  •  By Restoration Council of the Shan State  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter to President Thein Sein and Ethnic Armed Groups

(Unofficial Translation)

The (post-independence) Union of Burma was co-founded by different nationalities. Like siblings from a single family, all these nationalities had cohabited this land since time immemorial. Therefore, forging peaceful ties and unity among the nationalities is of paramount importance […]

July 28, 2011  •  By Daw Aung San Suu Kyi  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤