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Posts Tagged ‘Kachin State’ (265 found)

Statement on Current Government’s Election and the Fighting in Ethnic Regions

We the people do not believe the election that is being held on the 8th November 2015 will be peaceful and without trouble. This election should be held without any threat of violence. We need to have a free and fair election […]

November 1, 2015  •  By Arakan National Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Free Burma Rangers: Update on Burma Army Activity in Kachin State, Burma

0006-Kachin-23581-768x1024During August/September there has been increased troop activity and clashes between the Burma Army and ethnic resistance groups in Kachin & Northern Shan States. As elections draw near Burma Army troops are heavily reinforcing their positions with supplies and soldiers. Despite ceasefire discussions the Burma Army has refused to halt military operations against Kachin and Shan groups as well as against civilians […]

October 29, 2015  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

As Myanmar Approaches Historic Election, New Report Reveals Secret Jade Trade is Worth up to US$31 billion, and Controlled by Military Elites and Drug Lords

Myanmar’s vast jade trade is being secretly controlled by networks of military elites, drug lords and crony companies associated with the darkest days of junta rule, an explosive 12-month investigation by Global Witness reveals today […]

October 23, 2015  •  By Global Witness  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ရကၡိဳင့္တပ္မေတာ္ စစ္႐ံုးခ်ဳပ္ သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကျငာခ်က္

၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္ ျမန္မာ့ႏိုင္ငံေရးအေျခအေနသည္ အေျပာင္းအလဲအတြက္ အလွည့္အေျပာင္းမ်ားျဖင့္ ျပည့္ႏွက္လွ်က္ရွိၿပီး အေထြေထြေရြးေကာက္ပြဲအား ႏိုဝင္ဘာလ (၈) ရက္ေန႔တြင္ က်င္းပျပဳလုပ္ေတာ့မည္ျဖစ္သည္။ ရကၡိဳင့္တပ္မေတာ္အေနျဖင့္ ၂၀၀၈ ဖြဲ႔စည္းပံုအေျခခံဥပေဒကို လက္မခံေသာ္လည္း အဖိႏွိပ္ခံျမန္မာလူထုတစ္ရပ္လံုးႏွင့္ ရခိုင္ျပည္သူမ်ားအတြက္ ျပည္သူ႔ဆႏၵသေဘာထားႏွင့္အညီ ေရြးေကာက္တင္ေျမႇာက္ထားျခင္းခံရေသာ ျပည္သူ႔ကိုယ္စားလွယ္မ်ားျဖင့္ ဖြဲ႔စည္းထားသည့္အစိုးရတစ္ရပ္အား ယခုက်င္းပမည့္အေထြေထြ ေရြးေကာက္ပြဲမွတစ္ဆင့္ ထြက္ေပၚလာရန္ သံုးသပ္ေမွ်ာ္လင့္ပါသည္ […]

October 20, 2015  •  By Arakan Army  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement by John Kirby, Spokesperson: Singing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement in Burma

The United States commends all sides for their ongoing efforts to bring an end to the longest running civil conflict in the world. The signing of the text of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement ( NCA) by the government and eight ethnic armed groups is a critical first step in a long process of building a sustainable and just peace in Burma. We recognize that some groups were not able to sign today, and we understand and respect their concerns. We welcome their commitment to continue discussions within their communities and with the government about the necessary conditions for signing at a future date, and we urge the government to engage constructively in a dialogue with these groups to pursue a more inclusive peace […]

October 15, 2015  •  By US Department of State  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of Kachin Democratic Party Related with Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement

က်ြ ႏ္ုပ္တုိ႔ ကခ်င္ဒီမုိကရက္တစ္ပါတီသည္ တႏိုင္ငံလုံးဆုိင္ရာ အပစ္အခတ္ရပ္စဲေရး သေဘာတူ စာခ်ဳပ္ (Nation-wide Ceasefire Agreement, NCA) အေပၚ ေအာက္ပါအတုိင္း သေဘာထားထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္ကုိ ထုတ္ျပန္လုိက္သည္ […]

October 15, 2015  •  By Kachin Democratic Party  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement by the Women’s League of Burma A non-inclusive Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement will not Bring Peace

The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) is gravely concerned that the government’s planned signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) on October 15 with only eight armed groups will not lead to peace, but to an escalation of conflict […]

October 13, 2015  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

President Thein Sein must be Challenged for Failure to Seek Justice in Kawng Hka Rape-Murder Case

As President Thein Sein takes the spotlight at the signing of the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement this week, KWAT urges that he be challenged for his failure to seek justice in the case of the rape-murder of the two Kachin teachers last January […]

October 11, 2015  •  By Kachin Women's Association- Thailand  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UNFC Statement on Tatmadaw Current Offensives in Ethnic Areas

U Thein government is making preparations for holding a grand ceremony of signing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) with 8 organizations, in Naypyidaw on October 15 of this month. At the same time, it has been launching military offensives in the Kachin and Shan States more and more ferociously, day by day […]

October 10, 2015  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Elections for Ethnic Equality? A Snapshot of Ethnic Perspectives on the 2015 Elections

Election for Ethnic Equality In the context of the 2015 elections, the report “Elections for Ethnic Equality? A Snapshot of Ethnic Perspectives on the 2015 Elections” aims to provide a summary of what these elections mean and how the elections are perceived in ethnic nationality areas of Burma. Given that up to 40% of the population of Burma are not ethnically Burman, it is vital to present the perspectives and attitudes, as well as the political situation, in these ethnic areas in the run up to this much anticipated event […]

October 9, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤