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Posts Tagged ‘Shan State’ (197 found)

8,000 People to be Displaced by European-Chinese Dam Project in Burma

Military authorities in Burma have ordered 8,000 people to move from their homes in preparation for a hydroelectric dam being constructed by European and Chinese companies that will power the country’s new capital of Nay Pyi Taw […]

May 31, 2011  •  By Kayan New Generation Youth  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on Critical Situation in Shan State – Nationwide Ceasefire Needed In Burma

The European Parliamentary Caucus on Burma is extremely concerned by the current situation in Shan State, Eastern Burma, and in other ethnic states, where conflict is increasing […]

May 23, 2011  •  By European Parliamentary Caucus on Burma  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement By 20 Members Of The European Burma Network On The Crisis In Shan State

On 13th March 2011 the dictatorship in Burma broke a 22 year long ceasefire agreement with the Shan State Army – North. 3,500 Burmese Army soldiers took part in a military offensive in north-central Shan State, an area with a population of 100,000 […]

May 18, 2011  •  By Members of the European Burma Network  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UN Burma Envoy Must Not Ignore Shan State Crisis

Burma Campaign UK today urged Vijay Nambiar, the UN Special Advisor on Burma, not to ignore the current crisis in Shan State during his visit to Burma. Nambiar is visiting Burma to assess the willingness of Burma’s new dictator […]

May 12, 2011  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW calls for Aid and Action for Eastern Burma to Address Growing Humanitarian Crisis

Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) is today calling for international action to end the growing humanitarian crisis in eastern Burma, where there is an acute food shortage in Karen state, and attacks on civilians in Shan State continue […]

May 12, 2011  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burma Briefing No. 12: Crisis in Shan State

On 13th March 2011 the dictatorship in Burma broke a 22 year long ceasefire agreement with the Shan State Army – North. Sixty-five clashes were reported in the first three weeks of the dictatorship breaking the ceasefire. Civilians are being targeted in the military offensive […]

May 4, 2011  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Escalation of Civil War in Burma Necessitates Immediate Halt to Salween Dam Plans

Following recent heavy fighting in northern Shan State, all the planned Salween dam sites in Burma now lie directly in active conflict zones. The Salween Watch Coalition is therefore demanding an immediate halt to all plans […]

April 28, 2011  •  By Salween Watch  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar – Earthquake in Shan State (Situation Report No. 5)

On 24 March 2011, an earthquake of magnitude 6.8 on the Richter Scale and 10 km depth struck the southern parts of Shan State in the East of the Union of Myanmar (population: 3,870,921)— approximately 300 miles southeast of Mandalay […]

March 30, 2011  •  By United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Poison Clouds: Lessons from Burma’s Largest Coal Mine Project at Tigyit

The report introduces the coal mine concept at early part followed by detail facts about Tigyi Coal Project. It then explains the on-going human rights abuses and breach of national as the projected was being implemented and how the area is effected by the mining environmentally threatening careers and lives of the residents […]

January 20, 2011  •  By Pa-O Youth Organization and Kyoju Action Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤