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Posts Tagged ‘Snowy Mountains Engineering Corporation (SMEC)’ (2 found)

Burma Army forces about 30 villagers to be human shields during fighting in Kunhing

On August 25, 2015, about 30 villagers in Kunhing township, southern Shan State, were forced by Burma Army troops to be human shields during clashes with the Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army-South (RCSS/SSA-S) […]

September 17, 2015  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open letter to SMEC by Karli-KunHing People

We believe you know well about the situation on the ground in ethnic states, where current ceasefire agreements are fragile. There has been continued fighting and increased militarization by the Burma Army, particularly in Shan State and Kachin State, after re-signing of ceasefire agreements, which is endangering innocent civilians’ lives. Fighting broke out recently in our township Kunhing in late August 2015, and the Burma Army arrested innocent villagers who live on the Pang River […]

September 9, 2015  •  By Shan Human Rights Foundation  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤