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Posts Tagged ‘Burma Army’ (238 found)

Ethnic Areas Update: Burma Heads Toward Civil War

In hostilities that began in February, the Tatmadaw rebuked longstanding ceasefire agreements with the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) and the Shan State Army – North (SSA-N). In May and June, Tatmadaw attacks in Southern Kachin State and Northern and Southern Shan State escalated […]

June 29, 2011  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Urging an End to the Violence in Burma

The United States is concerned by on-going violence in Burma’s northern Kachin State and other regions of the country and calls for a halt to hostilities. The Burmese Army and the Kachin Independence Army began fighting on June 9 and have continued over the past three weeks. We are particularly concerned by the reports of human rights abuses in the area […]

June 24, 2011  •  By US Department of State  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Protest Against Ongoing Battle in Kachin State

The ongoing conflict in Kachin State has post a serious threat to thousands of innocent lives as the new Thein Sein government does not care about suffering of the ethnic peoples and have no commitment of democracy and national reconciliation. It still controls the system of government, including the courts and the armed forces […]

June 23, 2011  •  By Burma Centre Delhi  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kachin Women Demand Immediate End to Burmese Regime’s Use of Rape as a Weapon of War in Northern Burma Offensive

The Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) is demanding an immediate end to the Burmese military regime’s widespread use of sexual violence in their offensive against the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) in northern Burma […]

June 21, 2011  •  By Kachin Women's Association Thailand  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Release on Chronology of Events of Armed Conflicts in Kachin Conflict

(Unofficial Translation)

We respectfully announce the followings to the people in Kachin State.

(1) There has been fighting between the KIA troops and the Burma army since 9 June 2011.

(2) The KIO (Kachin Independence Organization) never want to make and see the troubles and damages of people.

(3) We make this announcement with an intention to inform the people the true events and to counter the false news story published by Kyee Mon (Mirror) newspaper on 17 June 2011 […]

June 20, 2011  •  By Kachin Independence Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္တြင္ ျဖစ္ေပၚေနေသာ စစ္ပြဲမ်ားအေပၚ အမ်ဳိးသားဒီမိုကေရစီ အဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္၏ ေၾကညာခ်က္

ယခုအခါ တပ္မေတာ္ႏွင့္ ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ အေျခစိုက္ KIA အဖြဲ႕တို႕သည္ အျပန္အလွန္ လက္နက္ၾကီးမ်ားျဖင့္ ပစ္ခတ္တိုက္ခိုက္ ၾကသျဖင့္ ထိခိုက္ႏွစ္နာ ဆံုးရႈံးမႈမ်ား၊ ေသေၾကပ်က္စီးမႈမ်ား ျဖစ္ေပၚေနေၾကာင္း လူေပါင္းေသာင္းဂဏန္းခ်ီျပီး အိမ္နီးခ်င္း တရုတ္ႏိုင္ငံသို႕ ထြက္ေျပးေနၾကရေၾကာင္း […]

June 20, 2011  •  By National League for Democracy  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

KIO/KIA ႏွင့္ SSPP/SSA တို႕အား ထိုးစစ္ဆင္တိုက္ခိုက္ေနျခင္းအေပၚ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

ျပည္ေထာင္စုၾကံ့ခိုင္ေရးႏွင့္ ဖြံ႕ျဖိဳးေရးပါတီ (ၾကံ့/ဖြံ႕) အစိုးရသစ္၏ သမၼတဦးသိန္းစိန္ က်မ္းသစၥာ ၾကိမ္ဆိုသည့္ေန႕က အစိုးရသစ္၏ ေပၚလစီကို ေျပာၾကားသြားရာတြင္

June 16, 2011  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UK Minister – Government of Burma should ‘reinstate ceasefire agreements’

Jeremy Browne MP, Minister of State at the Foreign Office with responsibility for Burma, has written to Burma Campaign UK stating that the government of Burma should ‘reinstate ceasefire agreements with a view to a lasting political settlement.’ […]

June 15, 2011  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Stop Damming in War-Zones on Burma’s Major Rivers: A Briefer on Conflicts at Dam Sites in Burma

It is impossible to carry out effective community participation in dam projects under this conflict situation. Abuses associated with the fighting such as forced portering and destruction of farmlands directly impacts local communities. Foreign investors cannot follow dam building standards and risk damage to their reputation by contuing these projects […]

June 15, 2011  •  By Burma Rivers Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Hydropower Dams Fuelling Conflict in Burma

Recent fighting near the Dapein and Shweli hydropower dams in northern Burma shows how the buildup of Burma Army troops to secure deeply unpopular Chinese dam projects is fuelling conflict.

Fighting broke out between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) last week at the Dapein No. 1 and 2 dams, which are being constructed by China’s state-owned Datang Company […]

June 15, 2011  •  By Burma Rivers Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤