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Posts Tagged ‘Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement’ (129 found)

More Displacement, More Abuses in Latest Burma Army Attacks

Peace-TalksThe Burma Army is stepping up on its promise to “eliminate” the Arakan Army (AA) with an increase in the number and ferocity of military attacks in northern Arakan State […]

April 26, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

MPC Future Unknown, Peace Continues To Be Taken Hostage

MPCIn one of the final moves just before the formal transfer of power to the new administration, former president Thein Sein dissolved the government-affiliated Myanmar Peace Center (MPC) and transferred its assets and properties to new organizations that will be led by leading figures and top officials of the MPC […]

April 6, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Reforms Gathering Momentum but Road Ahead Paved with Same Challenges

The Irrawaddy2Ahead of the formal transfer of power on 1 April, 2016, buzz around the country centered on the recent nominations for Cabinet ministerial positions and how the new National League for Democracy (NLD)-led Government will take shape […]

March 30, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

တစ္ႏိုင္ငံလံုးပစ္ခတ္တိုက္ခိုက္မႈရပ္စဲေရးသေဘာတူစာခ်ဳပ္ကို လက္မွတ္ေရးထိုးထားသည့္ တိုင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္ေတာ္လွန္ေရးအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ ဒုတိယအႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ ထိပ္သီးအစည္းအေဝး ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

၁။ ၂၀၁၅ ခုႏွစ္၊ ေအာက္တိုဘာလ (၁၅) ရက္ေန႔၌ ေနျပည္ေတာ္တြင္ ျပည္ေထာင္စုအစိုးရႏွင့္အတူ တစ္ႏိုင္ငံလံုးပစ္ခတ္တိုက္ခိုက္မႈရပ္စဲေရးသေဘာတူစာခ်ဳပ္ (NCA) ကို လက္မွတ္ေရးထိုးခဲ့သည့္ တိုင္း ရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္ေတာ္လွန္ေရးအဖြဲ႔အစည္းမ်ား၏ ဒုတိယအႀကိမ္ေျမာက္ ထိပ္သီးအစည္းအေဝးကို ထိုင္းႏိုင္ငံ၊ ခ်င္းမိုင္ၿမိဳ႕တြင္ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္၊ မတ္လ (၂၄) မွ (၂၆) အထိေအာင္ျမင္စြာက်င္းပၿပီးစီးခဲ့ပါသည္။ ယင္း ထိပ္သီးအစည္းအေဝးသို႔ ထိပ္သီးေခါင္းေဆာင္မ်ား၊ ေလ့လာသူမ်ား ႏွင့္ နည္းပညာ အၾကံေပးမ်ား အပါအဝင္ စုစုေပါင္း (၇၉) ဦး ပါဝင္တက္ေရာက္ခဲ့ၾကပါသည္ […]

March 26, 2016  •  By Ethnic Armed Organizations  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar: Investigate Forced Labor of Rakhine Buddhists in Western Myanmar

(Yangon, March 15, 2016)— Myanmar Army soldiers forced ethnic-Rakhine civilians to dig graves and carry supplies under the threat of death during recent fighting with the Arakan Army in Rakhine State, Fortify Rights said today […]

March 15, 2016  •  By Fortify Rights  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement: WLB urges new NLD-led government, and donors, to start afresh with the peace process

WLB urges new NLD-led government, and donors, to start afresh with the peace process The Women’s League of Burma (WLB) is gravely concerned at the recent fighting in northern Shan State between the Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS) and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), which has displaced over 5,000 civilians and is cleaving ethnic rifts among communities which have co-existed peacefully for generations […]

March 4, 2016  •  By Women's League of Burma  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Human Rights situation in Burma/Myanmar

BPThe year 2015 will be remembered as a momentous year for Burma/Myanmar as the National League for Democracy (NLD), led by Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, clinched an emphatic victory in the 8 November polls. However, the main challenges that impede a full and genuine democratic transition remain.

March 2, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership and Forum Asia  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter to Permanent Representatives of Member and Observer States of the UN Human Rights Council

Dear Excellencies,

We write to you regarding Burma/Myanmar as civil society groups working on the ground in the country. We strongly urge you to continue the UN Human Rights Council resolution on Burma/Myanmar and as in past years extend the mandate of the Special Rapporteur under Item 4 of the Council’s agenda. At this important juncture in the country’s history, we request the Council and the Special Rapporteur to work towards establishing clearly benchmarked guidelines that will act as a road map for the future of human rights in Burma/Myanmar […]

February 24, 2016  •  By 121 Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Divide Rule Produces Dividends for the Burma Army

The Irrawaddy/ J Phain The decades-long tactic of divide-and-rule used by successive regimes in Burma when dealing with ethnic groups produced dividends in February 2016, as ongoing armed clashes between troops from the ethnic Ta’ang, Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA) and ethnic Shan, Shan State Army – South (SSA-S), in northern Shan State has displaced up to 5,000 civilians in just one week while thousands more have been trapped in Kyaukme Township, waiting to move to a safe location […]

February 24, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤