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Posts Tagged ‘Shan State’ (197 found)

New film: Shan State’s unique “Thousand Islands” under threat from Salween dam plans

A new documentary film launched today reveals the unique natural beauty of the “Thousand Island” area along the Pang River tributary of the Salween, currently threatened by plans to build the giant Mong Ton dam in southern Shan State […]

September 28, 2016  •  By Action for Shan State Rivers  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

“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 ➤

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 ➤

Latest Burma Army attack on strategic SSPP/SSA mountain base stokes fears of major war escalation

SHRF strongly condemns the recent Burma Army attack on a strategic mountain base of the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) in Tangyan township, causing about 100 villagers to flee their homes, and stoking fears of significant war escalation and new displacement […]

September 8, 2016  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of concern regarding launch of IFC’s Hydropower Developers’ Working Group for Myanmar

Save the Salween Network would like to raise serious concerns about the forum being held by the International Finance Corporation (IFC) in Yangon today to launch a new Hydropower Developers’ Working Group (HDWG) for Myanmar […]

August 18, 2016  •  By Save the Salween Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open letter from 26 Shan community groups to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to cancel Salween dams

We are writing to express our great concern at your government’s announcement on August 12 that you will proceed with hydropower dams on the Salween river, as the best option to meet Burma’s energy needs […]

August 17, 2016  •  By 26 Shan Community Groups  •  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 ➤

INVISIBLE LIVES: The Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma

BP Report Cover Lay.cdrRecently, much attention surrounding Burma has focused on the democratic reform, 2015 elections and the future of the National League for Democracy (NLD)-led Government, whilst a profound humanitarian crisis and continuing concerns of the ethnic minority communities in the southeast have been largely ignored […]

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

KILLING FOR COAL: arbitrary arrest, torture, and killing of villagers by Burma Army to secure Nam Ma coal mines

Burmese government troops committed serious human rights abuses, including arbitrary arrest, torture and killing of local villagers, during their offensive to drive out the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) from the coal mining area of Nam Ma, Hsipaw township, launched on May 18, 2016 […]

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