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Posts Tagged ‘Ethnic Nationalities’ (218 found)

Myanmar urged to end repression of ethnic minorities before elections

Myanmar’s government must halt its repression of ethnic minority activists before forthcoming national and local elections, Amnesty International warned in a major report released on Tuesday. The 58-page report, The Repression of ethnic minority activists in Myanmar, draws on accounts from more than 700 activists from the seven largest ethnic minorities, including the Rakhine, Shan, […]

February 16, 2010  •  By Amnesty International  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

World must not be misled by Burma’s sham elections

By Naw Zipporah Sein and Khu Oo Reh
The Nation

THIS WEEK in 1947, our ethnic leaders signed the historic Panglong Agreement, which envisioned a free Burma in which our people could live together in peace. Within a year, Burma gained its independence from the British. Yet, half a century later, Burma is still not free. […]

February 13, 2010  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (003/2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments […]

February 13, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Union Day Highlights Opposition to the Junta’s Undemocratic Elections

Today marks Union Day, the anniversary of the signature of the Panglong Agreement that was designed to bring together the ethnic groups into the federal Union of Burma. Sixty-three years later, ethnic groups throughout the country are still struggling for equality, federalism, and an end to human rights violations in their communities under the repressive […]

February 12, 2010  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (002/2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments […]

February 8, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Monthly Chronology Events January – 2010

An extensive monthly chronology of events researched and distributed by the Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border. These chronologies include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, international governments and non-governmental organizations, and civilians inside Burma and […]

February 4, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Weekly Political Events Regarding the SPDC’s Election (001/2010)

The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Burmese political organization based on the Thai-Burma border, is researching and distributing weekly reports summarizing political events in Burma regarding the SPDC’s Elections. These reports include information on the activities of the SPDC and USDA, opposition groups, armed ethnic groups, cease-fire groups, border guard forces, international governments […]

January 30, 2010  •  By Network for Democracy and Development  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Protracted Displacement and Militarization in Eastern Burma – 2009 Survey

An annual report of Thailand-Burma Border Consortium that summarizes the scale and distribution of displacement in 38 townships and reviews trends through an analysis of interviews with over 3,100 households between […]

November 1, 2009  •  By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤