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Posts Tagged ‘Military Engagement’ (63 found)

Overcoming all Obstacles, the NLD Surges to a Decisive Victory

Election in MyanmarIt is clear that the National League for Democracy (NLD) will be the next ruling party of Burma, as the Union Election Commission (UEC) continues to release periodic updates on the official results of the historic election. The most recent and official release of information has put the NLD as the victor in 291 of the declared seats in the Union Parliament, with the Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP) claiming only in 33 seats so far […]

November 12, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Army troops shoot at farmers in central Shan State on election day, seriously injuring a woman and boy

On November 8, 2015, general election day in Burma, government troops shot at a group of farmers returning from harvesting their rice fields in Mong Nawng, central Shan State. A 55-year-old woman and a 15-year-old boy were seriously injured […]

November 12, 2015  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Naypyidaw Must Immediately Stop its Attacks in Central Shan State and Let Communities Return Home

Shan Community Based Organisations (CBOs) strongly denounce the current military offensive by Naypyidaw in central Shan State, which has caused civilian injury and displaced over 6,000 villagers since it began one month ago on October 6 […]

November 5, 2015  •  By Shan Community Based Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Naypyidaw’s escalated offensive in central Shan State displaces over 6,000; four civilians injured by indiscriminate shelling and shooting

Burma Army attack sspc-ssa Oct 2015_Eng III3The SHRF strongly condemns the escalated attacks in the past week by the Burma Army against the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) in central Shan State, involving indiscriminate shelling and shooting of civilians. The attacks have caused displacement of over 6,000 civilians from 22 villages in three townships since early October […]

November 3, 2015  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Justice Delayed, Justice Denied: တရားမႈရွာဘုိ႔ ေႏွာင့္ေႏွးျခင္းမွာ၊ တရားမႈကိုျငင္းပယ္ျခင္းပါ။

Kachinျမန္မာႏုိင္ငံတြင္ ၂၀၁၀ ခုႏွစ္ေနာက္ပုိငး္မွစတင္၍ ျဖစ္ေပၚလွ်က္ရွိေသာ ဒီမုိကေရစီအသြင္ကူး ေျပာင္းမႈဟူသည့္ေအာက္ ၌ႏုိင္ငံေရးအာဏာ၏ အခန္းက႑အားပို၍ အေလးထားလာၾကသည္းအေဘာရွိသည္ […]

November 3, 2015  •  By Legal Aid Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

လြဳိင္လင္ခရုိင္ ေက်းသီးျမိဳ႔နယ္ မုိင္းေနာင္ျမိဳ႔အနီး ၀ိန္းေကာင္ေက်းရြာရွိ တပ္မေတာ္တပ္ရင္းဠာနခ်ဳပ္သုိ႔ အက္စ္အက္စ္ေအ(၀မ္ဟုိင္း)အဖဲြ႔က ထပ္မံလာေရာက္တုိက္ခုိက္သည္ ဟုဆုိေသာ ျမ၀တီသတင္းဠာနႏွင့္ပတ္သက္၍ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခ်က္

၁။ ရွမ္းျပည္နယ္(ေတာင္ပုိင္း) လြဳိင္လင္ခရုိင္ ေက်းသီးျမိဳ႔နယ္ မိုင္းေနာင္ျမိဳ႔အနီး ၀ိန္းေကာင္ေက်းရြာရွိ တပ္မေတာ္တပ္ရင္းဠာနခ်ဳပ္သုိ႔ အက္စ္အက္စ္ေအ(၀မ္ဟုိင္း) အဖဲြ႔အင္အား ၂၀၀ ခန္႔က လက္နက္ၾကီး/လက္နက္ငယ္မ်ားျဖင့္ ေအာက္တုိဘာလ(၂၉) ရက္ ညေန(၅)နာရီတြင္တစ္ၾကိမ္၊ ည(၈) နာရီတြင္တစ္ၾကိမ္၊ ည(၁၂)နာရီတြင္တစ္ၾကိမ္၊ ေပါင္း(၃)ၾကိမ္ႏွင့္ ေအာက္တုိဘာလ(၃၀) ရက္ နံနက္(၄)နာရီ မိနစ္(၂၀)တြင္တစ္ၾကိ္မ္၊ နံနက္(၅) နာရီတြင္တြင္တစ္ၾကိမ္၊ ေပါင္း(၂)ၾကိမ္၊ စုစုေပါင္း(၅)ၾကိမ္ ေႏွင့္ယွက္ပစ္ခတ္ခဲ့သည္ ဟု ျမ၀တီသတ္ငးဠာနမွ ႏိုင္၀င္ဘာလ(၁)ရက္ေန႔စဲြျဖင့္ သတင္းထုတ္ျပန္ခဲ့ပါသည္ […]

November 2, 2015  •  By Shan State Progress Party  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Training War Criminals? – British Training of the Burmese Army

The British government are spending £87,850 on military training for the Burmese Army without setting any preconditions on their improving human rights and supporting democratic reform.

Burma Campaign UK today publishes a new briefing paper, ‘Training War Criminals? – British Training of the Burmese Army’, examining the British government’s controversial military training to the Burmese Army […]

January 14, 2014  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Training War Criminals? – British Training of the Burmese Army

This briefing examines the British government’s controversial military training to the Burmese Army.

The training is taking place despite the Burmese Army still committing serious human rights abuses which violate international law. Crimes committed by the Burmese Army since the reform process began include rape and gang rape of ethnic women, including children, deliberate targeting of civilians, arbitrary execution, arbitrary detention, torture, mutilations, looting, bombing civilian areas, blocking humanitarian assistance, destruction of property, and extortion. Many of these abuses could be classified as war crimes and crimes against humanity […]

January 14, 2014  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤