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Posts Tagged ‘Ta’ang National Liberation Army’ (22 found)

ႏိုင္ငံတကာျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးေန႔ ထုတ္ျပန္ေၾကညာခ်က္

အပစ္အခတ္ရပ္စဲေရးလုပ္ငန္းစဥ္ လုပ္ေဆာင္ေနသည့္ တၿပိဳင္နက္တည္းတြင္ပင္ အပစ္အခတ္ရပ္စဲေရး ေတြ႔ဆံုစကားေျပာေနသည့္ ကခ်င္လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးတပ္မေတာ္ (KIA)၊ တအာင္း (ပေလာင္) အမ်ဳိးသားလြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးတပ္မေတာ္ (TNLA)၊ ျမန္မာအမ်ဳိးသား ဒီမုိကေရစီမဟာမိတ္တပ္မေတာ္ (MNDAA)၊ ရွမ္းျပည္တပ္မေတာ္ေတာင္ပိုင္း (RCSS/SSA) စသည့္ တုိင္းရင္းသားလက္နက္ကိုင္ေတာ္လွန္ ေရး အဖြဲ႔မ်ားအား အစိုးရမွ တိုက္ေလယာဥ္မ်ား သံုးကာ အျပင္းအထန္ ဆက္လက္ထိုးစစ္ဆင္မႈမ်ားရွိခဲ့ၿပီး လက္ရွိတြင္လည္း ရွမ္းျပည္နယ္ႏွင့္ ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္တြင္ တိုက္ပြဲမ်ား ဆက္လက္ျဖစ္ပြားလွ်က္ရွိသည္ […]

September 21, 2015  •  By Burmese Women's Union  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

More Clashes, More Talks, No Protection

clashes-Shan-KachinAs talks over the signing of a nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) continue, with another meeting planned for later this month, the Burma Army continues to attack various ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) in Kachin, Palaung, Shan and Karen areas, casting doubt on the dominant narrative of optimism that surrounds the NCA. Meanwhile, as has always been the case, it is civilians and local communities who are bearing the brunt of the war, with their protection glaringly absent in the ceasefire discourse […]

August 31, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Another Year Passes in the War Against the Kachin, the International Community Must Pressure the Burma Government

concern-IdpsOn 9 June 2015, the latest summit of ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) concluded in Law Khee Lar, Karen State. On the very same day four years ago, Burma Army broke its 17-year-old ceasefire agreement with the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), and launched a relentless offensive in Kachin and northern Shan State. As EAOs, including the KIA, were reaffirming their unity, organizations around the world displayed solidarity with those suffering from this four year war, calling for conflict to end, and humanitarian aid to be delivered to over 120,000 displaced by this bloody and ruthless war […]

June 16, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Familiar Blocks on the Road to Peace

6-May-2015-IrrawaddyAs the ethnic armed groups’ summit in Panghsang, Shan State concluded on 6 May 2015, familiar obstacles still loom large in the peace process. Namely, the 2008 Constitution, continued attacks and human rights violations committed by the Burma Army, and a lack of trust. Various commentators and organizations, including Burma Partnership, sounded words of caution after the over excitement caused by the agreement in principle of the draft nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA), and those words of caution are salient today as peace remains out of sight.

The summit in Panghsang, territory controlled by the United Wa State Army (UWSA), brought together 12 major ethnic armed groups for talks that lasted six days. Groups that were present included those bearing the brunt of Burma Army offensives the past few weeks, the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA), the Arakan Army (AA), and the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA). In fact, as talks were being held, the Burma Army attacked Kachin Independence Army (KIA) positions with airstrikes. It is not just the armed groups themselves who are bearing the brunt of attacks, but horrific human rights violations committed by the Burma Army on fleeing ethnic Kokang villagers, such as extrajudicial killings, including beheadings, are creating deep-seated fear among those who have been displaced by the conflict, but who are being pressured to return by Burma authorities […]

May 11, 2015  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Situation Report by PSLF/TNLA – Offensives and Human Rights Abuse by Burma Army Continue

face to face battle took place between troops from TNLA Battalion-223 and Myanmar Tatmadaw Division-11 today, March 29, from 1530 to 1600 hours, at a place between Mon-si and Namt-maw villages in Tamo-nyeh Sub-Township, Kut-kai Township, in the TNLA Tactical Command-5 area. There was no casualty on the TNLA side. Casualty on Tatmadaw side is still not known […]

March 29, 2015  •  By Palaung State Liberation Front and Ta'ang National Liberation Army  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

PSLF Statement of Condolences

1. Infantry Battalion 389 of the Myanmar Army intentionally shelled the Cadet Officer Graduation Ceremony organized by the KIO a 105 mm round on 19 November 2014 at approximately 12:36 pm. Together with the cadet officers of the Allied Forces, 11 cadet officers from the TNLA lost their lives from the shelling. The TNLA would like to express its feeling of great loss and deep sorrow for the late officers. […]

November 20, 2014  •  By Palaung State Liberation Front/ Ta'ang National Liberation Army  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Obama’s Chance to Make Burma a Genuine Foreign Policy Success

As President Obama prepares to make his second visit to Burma, it is worth looking back at the promises made to him by Burma’s President Thein Sein on his last visit in November 2012 and to assess the worth of these promises. Burma, after all, is largely seen as a foreign policy success by the current administration amid the mess of Ukraine, Libya and the threat of ISIS […]

November 11, 2014  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Update on Burma Army Activity in Kachin State and Northern Shan State

Clashes between the Burma Army and ethnic resistance groups continue, despite ongoing peace talks and the presence of United Nations humanitarian aid workers in Kachin State.  Burma Army activity in Kachin State and northern Shan State shows frequent troop movements and increasing use of reconnaissance aircraft.  There are claims that civilians are being conscripted into Burma militia training; Burma Army troops make a regular practice of establishing checkpoints to monitor civilian movements, especially along rivers, railroads and bridges and the Burma Army frequently pressures civilians into paying bribes at these check points. Hundreds of Burma Army soldiers have been stationed in northern Shan State, which has seen some of the heaviest concentration of military clashes in 2014 […]

October 27, 2014  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤