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Posts Tagged ‘Kachin State’ (265 found)

Lessons from the Kachin “Development” Experience

Burma’s government is using the promise of development as a key component in its current peace negotiations with armed ethnic organizations, proposing ceasefire first, then development, and finally a national political agreement. This process has been tried before in Kachin State with disastrous consequences

May 1, 2012  •  By Kachin Development Networking Group  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Security Council Must Address War Crimes in Burma

As the United Nations Security Council meets today to discuss developments in Burma, Burma Campaign UK called on Council members to address attacks against ethnic minority civilians by the Burmese Army, which have escalated in the past year […]

April 10, 2012  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျပည္သူလူထုထံသို႕ အသိေပး ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

၂၀၁၁ ခုႏွစ္ ဇြန္လ (၉) ရက္မွ စတင္ျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့ေသာ ျမန္မာ့တပ္မေတာ္၏ စစ္ဆင္ေရးမွာ ယခုဆိုလွ်င္ (၁၀) လ ၾကာျမွင့္ခဲ့ျပီ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ၂၀၁၂ ခုႏွစ္ ဇႏၷဝါရီလ (၁၈) ရက္ေန႕အထိ တရုတ္ျပည္သူ႕ သမၼတႏိုင္ငံ ေရႊလီျမိဳ႕တြင္ က်င္းပခဲ့ေသာ ေဆြးေႏြးပြဲတြင္ ေကအိုင္အိုကိုယ္စားလွယ္အဖြဲ႕မွ ေဆြးေႏြးေရးအဆင့္ (၃) ဆင့္ပါရွိေသာ သေဘာတူညီခ်က္စာခ်ဳပ္အား […]

March 24, 2012  •  By Kachin Independence Organization  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Army Moves in to Enforce Eviction Order at Myitsone

On March 17 five Burma army trucks and various government vehicles entered Tanghpre village at the Irrawaddy Myitsone dam site in an apparent attempt to enforce an eviction order and intimidate people to move out from the village […]

March 21, 2012  •  By Kachin Development Networking Group  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Untold Miseries: Wartime Abuses and Forced Displacement in Kachin State

In his March 2011 inauguration speech, Burmese President Thein Sein emphasized the importance of ending Burma’s several ethnic armed conflicts, declaring that more than 60 years of ethnic warfare in Burma were due to “dogmatism, sectarian strife, and racism.” Burma’s ethnic minorities had, he said […]

March 20, 2012  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Reforms Yet to Reach Kachin State

The Burmese government has committed serious abuses and blocked humanitarian aid to tens of thousands of displaced civilians since June 2011, in fighting in Burma’s northern Kachin State, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today […]

March 20, 2012  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Villagers Relocated from Myitsone Dam Area Appeal to Return Home

Civilians from Aung Myin Tha village submitted an appeal letter to Kachin State Minister and Government administration on March 14, 2012, requesting to return to their original villages due to the inhabitability of the relocation areas. They also reported the issues they are currently facing relating to the construction of the Myitsone Dam […]

ေအာင္ျမင္သာစံျပေက်းရြာေန ေဒသခံျပည္သူမ်ားသည္ မိမိတို႕ေျပာင္းေရြ႕သြားခဲ့ေသာ ေနရာမ်ားမွာ စိုက္ပ်ဳိးေမြးျမဴေရး လုပ္ငန္းမ်ား လုပ္ကိုင္ရန္ ခက္ခဲေသာေၾကာင့္ မိမိမူရင္းေနရပ္ ေက်းရြာမ်ားသို႕ ျပန္လည္အေျခခ်ႏိုင္ရန္ႏွင့္ ျမစ္ဆံုဆည္တည္ေဆာက္မႈႏွင့္ […]

March 14, 2012  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးအတြက္ ျမစ္ၾကီးနား ပဲ့တင္သံ

ကၽြႏု္ပ္တို႕ ျပည္ေထာင္စု ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံသည္ တိုင္းရင္းသားလူမ်ဳိးစုေပါင္းစံု ေနထိုင္ေသာ ႏိုင္ငံျဖစ္သည္။ စစ္ေဘးဒဏ္သင့္တိုင္းရင္းသား ညီအစ္ကိုေမာင္ႏွမမ်ားအတြက္ လိုအပ္ေသာ ေထာက္ပံ့ကူညီမႈမ်ား […]

February 28, 2012  •  By 88 Generation Students  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Returns from Kachin State with Evidence of Continuing Grave Human Rights Violations

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) returned this week from a three-week fact-finding visit to Rangoon and Kachin State on the China-Burma border, where the CSW team recorded evidence of grave human rights violations […]

February 12, 2012  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement by the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission

A four-member team of the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission headed by its Secretary visited Kachin State from 8 to 10 December 2011 in order to observe at first hand the civil population […]

December 13, 2011  •  By Myanmar National Human Rights Commission  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤