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Posts Tagged ‘Kachin State’ (265 found)

Potential War Crimes Exposed in Detail in New Report Titled, Crimes in Northern Burma: Results from a Fact-Finding Mission to Kachin State

Burma’s army is committing serious human rights violations against ethnic communities in Kachin State that may amount to war crimes, according to a new report released today by the Norway-based non-governmental organization Partners Relief & Development […]

November 28, 2011  •  By Partners Relief and Development  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Crimes in Northern Burma: Results from a Fact-Finding Mission to Kachin State

On 9 June 2011, civil war broke out in northern Burma between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), ending a 17-year long ceasefire agreement. This report presents data collected from a Partners investigation in southern Kachin State, Burma in October 2011 […]

November 28, 2011  •  By Partners Relief & Development  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Army Attacks Church in Kachin State, Shooting and Torturing Worshippers

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has today received a report from sources inside Kachin State, Burma alleging that soldiers from the Burma Army shot at worshippers in a church in Wai Maw Township two days ago […]

November 8, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Local Authorities in Kachin State Issue New Order Regulating Bible Study, Sunday School, Fasting and Prayer

Burmese authorities are imposing new restrictions on religious activities in Kachin State, according to information received by Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW). On 14 October, 2011 the Chairman of Maw Wan Ward in Phakant Township, Kachin State sent a letter to local churches, titled “Concerning Christians conducting cultural training”. The letter refers to […]

October 31, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Army Committing Abuses in Kachin State

Burma’s armed forces have committed serious abuses against ethnic Kachin civilians in renewed fighting in Kachin State, Human Rights Watch said today. Since hostilities began over five months ago against the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), Burmese armed forces have […]

October 18, 2011  •  By Human Rights Watch  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Report Exposes Atrocities in Burma’s Newest War

In its new war against Kachin resistance forces, Burma’s regime has deliberately targeted civilians with killings, torture and sexual violence, displacing over 25,000 people during the past four months […]

October 7, 2011  •  By Kachin Women's Association Thailand  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma’s Covered Up War: Atrocities Against the Kachin People

At the same time as Thein Sein’s government is engaging in public relations maneuvers designed to make it appear that reform is taking place, its army is perpetrating atrocities against the Kachin people on a widespread and systematic basis. Seven months […]

October 7, 2011  •  By Kachin Women's Association Thailand  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kachin Conflict Escalates as Talk of Change Grows

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is deeply concerned by reports of a deteriorating humanitarian situation in Kachin State, Burma. Information received by CSW from Kachin sources indicate an escalation in the Burma Army’s offensive against Kachin […]

October 4, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ျပည္တြင္းျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးအတြက္ တျပည္လံုးအတိုင္းအတာျဖင့္ အပစ္အခတ္ရပ္စဲေရး လုပ္ေဆာင္ရန္ တိုက္တြန္း

ျမန္မာအစိုးရတပ္ႏွင့္ ကခ်င္လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးတပ္မေတာ္ (KIA) တို႕ လက္တေလာအေျခအေနတြင္ တိုက္ပြဲမ်ား ျပင္းထန္စြာ ျဖစ္ေပၚေနျခင္းအေပၚ အမ်ဳိးသမီးမ်ား အဖြဲ႕ခ်ဳပ္ (ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံအေနျဖင့္) အထူးစိုးရိမ္ ပူပန္မိသည္ […]

September 28, 2011  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

China Speeds Ahead with Myitsone Dam Despite Civil War in Northern Burma

Seven hundred Chinese laborers are working day and night shearing off hilltops, laying tunnels, and building embankments at the Myitsone, the source of Burma’s Irrawaddy River, in a race to complete the country’s largest dam on schedule despite ongoing […]

August 31, 2011  •  By Kachin Development Networking Group  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤