Khonumthung has leant that the sealed road to Bon-Talar Waterfall in Matupi Township, Southern Chin state has deteriorated so much that most of it is impassable less than a year after it was constructed.
Section 17/1 of the Unlawful Associations Act, which threatens anyone who has contact with an illegal association with prison should be abolished or suspended during the peace process said U Sai Nyunt Lwin the general secretary of the Shan National League for Democracy (SNLD).
Chittagong, Bangladesh: 82 Rohingyas from the 600 refugees who were rescued on 17th November while being trafficked to Malaysia, were bought before the Chittagong Chief Magistrate’s court for illegal entry into Bangladesh on 19th November said Kazi Shahabuddin, the Officer-in-Charge (OC) of Patenga Police Station.
The largest alliance of ethnic armed groups in Burma, the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) claims that it has been able to clear up what the group characterized as a “misunderstanding” with officials in Naypyidaw about the group's policy.
S.H.A.N has learnt that two villagers were detained and questioned by government soldiers at a checkpoint on 12th November because they were wearing Shan State Progressive Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) golden jubilee anniversary T-shirts.
A shell fired by Burma army forces hit a Kachin Independence Army (KIA) training ground near Laiza mid-day Wednesday killing 22 young men on impact and injuring 16 more. The victims of the shelling were taking part in an officer training program run by the KIA, the armed-wing of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO).
Families moved by the Burmese government to make way for a special economic zone in Thilawa have been living in deplorable conditions, leaving them hungry and sick, a report by a human rights organisation has found.
If, following ongoing talks in the Burmese Hluttaw (Parliament), the Burmese constitution is amended to follow a federalist system granting equal rights to ethnic groups it will speed up the peace process Amyotha Hluttaw Representative Dr. Banyar Aung Moe told President Obama.
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