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Burma Democracy – Still A Long Way To Go – (Part Two)

Saw Blacktown and Saw Doo Plout-In part two of her exclusive interview with Karen News, *Zoya Phan, the Campaigns Manager at Burma Campaign UK, outlines what she thinks the international community needs to do to have the Burma government engage in genuine political dialogue.


Burma Democracy – Still A Long Way To Go…(Part One)

Saw Blacktown and Saw Doo Plout- In an exclusive two-part interview with Karen News, *Zoya Phan, the Campaigns Manager at Burma Campaign UK and recognized as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, outlines what Burma’s government needs to do if it is to have genuine political dialogue with the country’s people.


UNFC: Govt’s containment policy cause of fighting in Kachin State

Saw Khar Hsu Nyar-The ethnic alliance, the United Nationalities Federal Council, blamed the government for the fighting in Kachin State. The UNFC said the ongoing fighting in kachin State is a result of the government’s territorial containment policy in ethnic states.


69 Political Prisoners Freed, Includes Naw Ohn Hla

S'Phan Shaung-Burma’s President, U Thein Sein, amnesty on November 15 saw the release of 69 political prisoners, including Naw Ohn Hla.


Dawei Residents Take Their Opposition To Mining To Rangoon

S'Phan Shaung-Dawei residents in Southern Burma held a press conference on November 12 in Rangoon in an attempt to highlight what the residents have had to face because of mining in the region.


Niel Hubys -A sustainable method of recovery for displaced Kachin people

An organic farming project in Kachin State is helping people displaced by war to get back on their feet.


Burma Army Patrols Unsettle, Resettled Displaced Karen

Despite being resettled, displaced Karen villagers in Thar Mae Plaw, in southern Burma, are still living in fear after the Burma Army repeatedly entered their newly resettled site.


Karen boxers represent Burma at SEA Games

Nan Chaung Paw- Six Karen ethnic boxers have been selected to represent Burma at the coming 27th Southeast Asian Games that will be hosted in Burma from December 11th 2013.


Flawed National Registration Process – Migrant Workers Open to Exploitation

The Migrant Worker Right Network (MWRN), has criticized the Burma and Thailand’s National Verification process for leaving migrant workers open to exploitation at the hands of corrupt brokers.


Dawei farmers take to the streets to demand their land back

S'Phan Shaung-For the first time in decades, farmers in Dawei Township held a demonstration in Dawei City in an attempt get back farmlands returned to them that were confiscated by the former military regime.


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