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Posts Tagged ‘Ethnic Armed Organisations’ (37 found)

Development for Whom?


The impact of development projects on local communities and the environment in Burma has held considerable attention in the news over the last few weeks. On 26 August 2016, IFI Watch Myanmar, a local organization supporting the involvement of civil society and communities in monitoring the activities of international financial institutions, released a report entitled, “How Community Driven are CDD Projects in Myanmar?” on the implementation of the World Bank’s National Community Driven Development Project (NCDDP) […]

September 13, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Armed Forces and Democratization in Myanmar: Why the U.S. Military Should Engage the Tatmadaw

Even after the November 2015 landslide electoral victory of Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy the armed forces of Myanmar (Burma) continue to be the country’s most powerful political institution […]

September 13, 2016  •  By Center for Strategic and International Studies  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New report by Network for Human Rights Documentation-­Burma (ND-­Burma) documents an escalation in Human Rights Violations in the first six months 2016

ND-­-Burma has documented 98 human rights violations in Burma in the first six months of 2016, showing a stark increase from the 84 human rights violations documented throughout the entire year of 2015 […]

August 24, 2016  •  By Network for Human Rights Documentation-Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s CSO leaders: Alternative leadership to build peace and vibrant communities in 21st century

The role of Civil Society Organizations emerged in Burma during the late 1990s led by students and citizen journalists in Yangon. The term “CSO” has been used in both the Burmese and English media over the past 30 years […]

August 16, 2016  •  By Burma News International  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Report: Devolved Federal Governance Crucial to Protect Sustainable Customary Land Tenure Systems in Burma

‘Our Customary Lands,’ a report launched today by the Ethnic Community Development Forum “ECDF”, is calling on the government to protect and recognize ethnic customary land management systems through a new federal constitution and decentralized legal framework […]

July 5, 2016  •  By Ethnic Community Development Forum  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of PSLF/TNLA Requesting Sanghas, Elders and People for Avoiding Racial Conflict

Today, May 28, 2016, as over a thousand local Shan people held protest in Kyauk-me Town and one-sidedly opposed our Ta’ang National Liberation Army with all kinds of accusations, we have learnt that our Ta’ang Sanghas, elders and people have become upset and they would like to make a certain response […]

May 28, 2016  •  By Palaung State Liberation Front (PSLF/TNLA)  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Statement of Violation of Human Rights by the Burmese Tamadaw

In early March 2016, the Burmese Tamadaw began sending enforcement including weaponries in the Ta’ang armed organization’s administration area and continues today […]

March 18, 2016  •  By Ta'ang National Liberation Army  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Karen Women’s Organization International Women’s Day Pledge for Parity – A Call for Action

On this International Women’s Day 2016, KWO recognizes and pays tribute to all women around the world who dedicate their lives to fighting for women’s human rights, equality, justice and women’s participation in decision making at all levels […]

March 8, 2016  •  By Karen Women's Organization  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

On Union Day, Reappraisal of the Peace Process is Needed

[12 February, 2016] Today, on the 69th anniversary of the signing of the Panglong Agreement, it is time to review the failures of the recent peace process, urged Burma Partnership […]

February 12, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤