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Posts Tagged ‘Kachin’ (94 found)

ကခ်င္ျပည္သူလူထုႏွင့္ အရပ္ဘက္လူမႈအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား ေတြ႔ဆံုညွိႏႈိင္းေဆြးေႏြးပြဲ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

ႏုိင္ငံေတာ္အစုိးရႏွင့္ KIO တုိ႔အၾကား ခ်ဳပ္ဆုိခဲ့သည့္ ၁၉၉၄ ခုႏွစ္၊ အပစ္အခတ္ရပ္စဲေရး သေဘာတူစာခ်ဳပ္ သည္ (၁၇) ႏွစ္ၾကာျပီးသည့္ေနာက္ ၂၀၁၁ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဇြန္လ ၉ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ပ်က္ျပားခဲ့ျပီး တုိက္ပြဲမ်ားျပန္လည္စ တင္ျဖစ္ပြားခဲ့သည္မွာ ၂၀၁၃ ခုႏွစ္၊ ဇြန္လ ၉ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ႏွစ္ႏွစ္တင္းတင္းျပည့္ခဲ့ျပီ ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ႏွစ္ႏွစ္တာ ကာလအတြင္း ႏုိင္ငံေတာ္အစုိးရႏွင့္ KIO တုိ႔အၾကား ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေဆြးေႏြးပြဲမ်ားကုိ အၾကိမ္ေပါင္း […]

July 10, 2013  •  By Kachin civil society organizations  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma: Kachin Civilians Killed Despite Agreement to End Hostilities

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has learned that a Kachin civilian named Zahkung Lum Hkawng was tortured, beaten and shot dead by the Burmese Army in Northern Shan State on 14 June. The killing occurred just weeks after the Burmese government and the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) signed a seven-point agreement […]

June 28, 2013  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kachin National Organization’s Press Release

The Kachin National Organization (KNO) welcomes the talks that took place between the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) and the Government of Burma on May 28th-30th 2013 in Myitkyina, Kachin State. The KNO believes that the best and only way to solve Burma’s longstanding problems of conflict is through political dialogue, not military means […]

June 14, 2013  •  By Kachin National Organization  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Two Years On, Kachin People Push for Genuine and Just Peace

8993823665_021e4346c9_bOn Sunday, 9 June, sixty Kachin community organizations and Burma campaign groups in 21 countries around the world took part in a Global Day of Action today to mark the 2nd anniversary of resumed fighting between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army that broke a 17-year ceasefire. Read the statement by these groups here.

Simultaneously in Rangoon, eighteen organizations came together and held a briefing that included the background and political and economic reasons for the conflict throughout the country and in Kachin State, as well as the current humanitarian crisis in camps for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs). There was an emotional appeal from two IDP women to end the fighting and a sharing of the Burman perspective from our coordinator on the Buddhist Burman superiority complex that underlines ethnic conflict throughout the country. The briefing was attended by Rangoon-based diplomats, international non-governmental organizations and civil society organizations. See photos from the briefing here […]

June 11, 2013  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Federalism is Key to Genuine Peace

60 Kachin community organisations and Burma campaign groups worldwide in 21 countries will take part in a Global Day of Action today to mark the 2nd anniversary of military attacks by the Burmese government against the Kachin Independence Army and Kachin civilians breaking a 17- year ceasefire […]

June 7, 2013  •  By 60 organizations and networks  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Union Government – Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) Peace Talks

We welcome the constructive talks which took place between the Union Government and the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) May 28-30 in Myitkyina, Kachin State. We are encouraged by the seven-point joint agreement that resulted from the talks and look forward to continued progress in building trust and delivering lasting peace, as envisioned in the agreement […]

May 31, 2013  •  By US Embassy Rangoon  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The Kachin Crisis: Peace Must Prevail

The recent political unrest and military violence in the Kachin and northern Shan states has been on an unprecedented scale, raising serious questions over the goals of the quasi-civilian government of President Thein Sein and its ability to control the national armed forces (Tatmadaw). Since assuming office in March 2011, Thein Sein has received praise from around the world for a “reformist” agenda that has seen many political prisoners released, Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) win seats to parliament, ceasefires with the majority of armed ethnic opposition groups, and a gradual liberalisation of media, business and other aspects of national life. These are trends that the international community has been keen to encourage, with UN General-Secretary Ban Ki-moon and US President Barack Obama among world leaders visiting Burma/Myanmar […]

March 15, 2013  •  By Transnational Institute and Burma Centrum Nederland  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Declaration of Recognition and Support for the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO)/ Kachin Independence Army (KIA)

We, the undersigned Kachin communities and organizations worldwide, officially declare in solidarity that we adamantly recognize and support the objectives, goals and actions of the KIO/KIA government. We would like it to be absolutely clear that the KIO is the only legitimate […]

March 9, 2013  •  By Kachin communities and organizations worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

United Nationalities Federal Council Annual Meeting Statement

The United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) herewith issue a statement on resolution adopted by the following member and affiliate organizations in the annual meeting held from the 7th to 10th of January 2013 in a place on Thai-Burma border […]

January 10, 2013  •  By United Nationalities Federal Council  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Join Peace Rally at Burmese Embassy in Bangkok with the Kachins

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

Kachin Community in Thailand invites you to join the peace rally in Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar in Bangkok in Thailand to raise awareness for armed conflict in Kachin State, Shan State, and other ethnic States.

  • Date: Friday, January 11th, 2013
  • Time: 10:00 AM
  • Theme: To Stop War Crimes and Crime against Ethnic Minorities in Burma
  • Protest locations: Embassy of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar
  • Address: 132, SATHORN NUA ROAD, BANGKOK 10500, THAILAND

It has been more than a year since the outbreak of armed conflict in Northern Burma, June 9th, 2011. The civil war being fought between the Burmese government forces and Kachin Independence Army has displaced over 100,000 internally displaced personals (IDPs), to date.

The ongoing fierce aerial assaults, the use of combat helicopters, fighter jets, and shelling on unarmed innocent civilians by our own government’s forces have killed civilians, hence putting the lives of thousands of Burmese citizens in grave danger […]

January 10, 2013  •  By Kachin Community in Thailand  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤