50 villagers escape after being trapped in clashes

May 25, 2016 by Mizzima

Over 50 villagers who were trapped in clashes between government troops and the KIA in Mansi Township, Bhamo District, Kachin State arrived back Mai Khaung refugee camp.

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Suu Kyi’s 21st Century Panglong Convention: Old wine in a new bottle?

May 25, 2016 by Sai Wansai/S.H.A.N

Two issues regarding the plight of the Muslim in Arakan State and heightened armed conflict in Kachin and Shan States dominated the political arena during these few weeks.

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Phyoe Phyoe Aung selected as finalist for human rights award

May 24, 2016 by Mizzima

Just weeks after her release from prison, human rights defender Ms. Phyoe Phyoe Aung has been named one of six finalists for the 2016 Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders at Risk.

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General News

50 villagers escape after being trapped in clashes

Over 50 villagers who were trapped in clashes between government troops and the KIA in...

May 25, 2016 by Mizzima

Phyoe Phyoe Aung selected as finalist for human rights award

Just weeks after her release from prison, human rights defender Ms. Phyoe Phyoe Aung has...

May 24, 2016 by Mizzima

NMSP meets with newly elected state gov’t

Leaders of the New Mon State Party (NMSP) met with the chief minister and officials...

May 24, 2016 by Mon News Agency

Six out of eight charred remains found in Kyaukme are reportedly civilians

A House of Representatives MP from the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD), Kyaukme constituency...

May 23, 2016 by Mizzima

Three Arakan Army personnel arrested in Maungdaw

Maungdaw, Arakan State - Three Arakan Army (AA) personnel were arrested by Border Guard Police...

May 23, 2016 by Kaladan Press

Villagers demand an end to coal mining in Hsipaw Township

Residents living near large scale coal mining operations in northern Shan State have called on...

May 23, 2016 by S.H.A.N

Feature

Former Prince of Hsipaw Honored in Colorado

Last Thursday the Colorado School of Mines posthumously conferred on Sao Kya Seng, the last...

Opinion

Suu Kyi’s 21st Century Panglong Convention: Old wine in a new bottle?

Two issues regarding the plight of the Muslim in Arakan State and heightened armed conflict...