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Anti-Irrawaddy dam movement gathers momentum

With the anti-Irrawaddy Myitsone Dam movement gaining momentum, signatures collected demanding a halt to the project in Burma’s Northern Kachin State were handed over today by ethnic Kachins in Singapore to the Chinese...
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Locals face extortion for army’s propaganda troupe

A Burmese Army performing troupe is roaming the towns  in Arakan State to stage public performances that propagates junta’s policies through several kinds...
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Media consultation meeting in Guwahati on Burmese polls

Guwahati: The Burma Centre Delhi and the Journalists’ Forum, Assam have jointly organized a consultation meeting on the proposed general election in Burma (Myanmar) with a focus on its probable implication...
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Mongla leader’s assassin still at large

The gunman who killed Mongla’s number six leader yesterday morning is still at large, despite more than 30 hours of house-to-house search, according to sources from both Chinese and...
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Villages burnt, Karen villagers hide in jungles

Villagers are being killed and houses being burnt to the ground in Karen state by the Burmese Army to occupy territory and to divert...
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Arbitrary tax and toll imposed in Maungdaw, Arakan

Since January 14, a four-member team from Maungdaw income-tax office and police of Maungdaw town...
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Exiled Kachins urge China to stop Irrawaddy Myitsone dam project

Ethnic Kachin people in the United Kingdom urged the Chinese government to withdraw their investments in the Irrawaddy Myitsone Dam project...
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Water crisis in Leda refugee camp

Unregistered Arakanese Rohingya refugees living in Leda camp (supported by EU) operated by the Islamic Relief Worldwide (IR) have been facing acute...
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U.S. wants Burma to reach out to ethnic communities

The United States on Tuesday said it would like to see Burma opening up its political process and reaching out to various the ethnic communities as the Southeast Asian...
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Top Mongla leader assassinated

The general secretary of the Mongla-based National Democratic Alliance Army-Eastern Shan State (NDAA-ESS) was shot dead by an unidentified gunman this morning around 8:30, according to sources from both the Chinese...
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Increasing extortion burden Arakanese people

Extortion of local Arakanese by Burmese Navy and artillery battalions has increased recently in the coastal areas of Arakan after authorities beefed up security for a Chinese company...
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