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Posts Tagged ‘SPDC Army’ (15 found)

Week 32: 2010 Election Watch (12-18 October)


  • SPDC Election Commission Chairman Thein Soe said that no foreign journalists or international monitors would be allowed to observe the upcoming elections.
  • SPDC Election Commission Chairman Thein Soe said that 3,071 candidates, including 82 independent candidates, will contest the elections […]
October 20, 2010  •  By Altsean-Burma  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

SPDC and DKBA order documents: January 2009 to June 2010

This report includes translated copies of 94 order documents issued by State Peace and Development Council Army and Democratic Karen Buddhist Army officers to village heads in Karen State between January 2009 and June 2010. These documents serve as supplementary evidence of ongoing exploitative local governance in rural Burma. The order documents collected here include demands for attendance at meetings; the provision of money and food; the production and delivery of thatch shingles and bamboo poles; forced labour as messengers and porters for the military; forced labour on bridge repair, the provision of information on individuals and households; and restrictions on trade […]

September 14, 2010  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

CSW Renews Calls for Burma’s Crimes Against Humanity to be Investigated as Over 900 Karen Civilians Flee Attacks by Burmese Army

Soldiers from the Burmese Army attacked Tha Dah Der village in Karen State, Eastern Burma on 23 July, burning 50 homes, a school and a church. Over 600 villagers fled as the army advanced, joining 300 more from neighbouring areas whose villages have not yet been attacked, but who have abandoned their homes in fear to seek refuge in the jungle […]

July 27, 2010  •  By Christian Solidarity Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Pre-Election Military Operations by SPDC

The SPDC military junta has started pre-election military operations, targeting the innocent Karen civilians in the Karen State and other KNU areas.

1. On July 23 at 10:00 am, the SPDC troops heavily shelled with mortars Tha-dah-Der village in Papun (Mudraw) District for more than 4 hours […]

July 26, 2010  •  By Karen National Union  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Protracted Displacement and Militarization in Eastern Burma – 2009 Survey

An annual report of Thailand-Burma Border Consortium that summarizes the scale and distribution of displacement in 38 townships and reviews trends through an analysis of interviews with over 3,100 households between […]

November 1, 2009  •  By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤