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March 15, 2017 • Author: Karen Human Rights Group

Dooplaya Situation Update: Win Yay Township, June to July 2015

This Situation Update describes events occurring in Win Yay Township, Dooplaya District during the period between June and July 2015, including the relationship between Tatmadaw and civilians, the relationship between Karen National Liberation Army and civilians, education... Read more ►

March 15, 2017 • Author: Alliance for Gender Inclusion in the Peace Process

ခြဲျခားဆက္ဆံမႈမ်ားကင္းေ၀းရာမွ အားလံုုးအလံုုးစံုုပါ၀င္မႈဆီသိုု႔ ႏုုိင္ငံေရးစကား၀ုုိင္းအေၾကာင္းအရာမ်ားအေပၚက်ား မ ေရးရာ ဂ်ဲန္ဒါအျမင္ရႈေထာင့္မ်ား

အစီရင္ခံစာ ျမန္မာဘာသာကုိ ဤေနရာတြင္ ရယူႏုိင္သည္။ Download full report in English HERE. ... Read more ►

March 15, 2017 • Author: Alliance for Gender Inclusion in the Peace Process

Moving From Discrimination to Inclusion: Gender Perspectives on the Political Dialogue Themes

Along with the celebrations of International Women’s Day happening around the world, AGIPP is pleased to launch its second policy brief, ‘Moving from Discrimination to Inclusion: Gender Perspectives on the Political Dialogue Themes’. This policy brief gives reflect... Read more ►

March 15, 2017 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Humanitarian Situation Update in Northern Shan State, 15th March 2017

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March 15, 2017 • Author: Phil Robertson, Asia Division Deputy Director/Human Rights Watch

A New Wave of Atrocities is Being Committed Against Muslims in Burma’s Rakhine State

The burned-out mosques in Sittwe, the capital of the Rakhine state in western Burma, loom as silent reminders of an atrocity, hiding behind overgrown bushes and cement walls amid the daily port city bustle. But approach these mosques with a camera, and the policeman on guar... Read more ►

March 14, 2017 • Author: Burma Human Rights Network

The Humanitarian Crisis Beneath the Conflicts: Report Detailing Dire Humanitarian Needs in Burma’s Rakhine and Kachin States

Executive Summary: Conflict in Burma’s Rakhine and Kachin States have internally displaced nearly 140,000 and 100,000 respectively The UN’s World Food Program (WFP) in Burma is currently running with a funding gap of USD $37 million The UN’s Office for Coordination fo... Read more ►

March 13, 2017 • Author: FORUM-ASIA and Progressive Voice

Briefing Paper on the Human Rights Situation in Burma/Myanmar

Progressive Voice and the Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), an organization in consultative status to the United Nations Economic and Social Council, released a joint briefing paper today to coincide with the 34th session of the United Nations Human... Read more ►

March 9, 2017 • Author: Free Burma Rangers

Putting Our Hope in God – FBR Teams Go to Help New IDPs in Kachin State

  Sha It Yang IDP camp On January 14th high in the Kachin mountains, along the border with China, are acres of blue tarps erected as makeshift shelters. This morning, frost covered the ground as IDPs started their fires for warmth and went to carry water for cooking. A ... Read more ►

March 9, 2017 • Author: United States Institute of Peace

China and Myanmar’s Peace Process

For multiple historical, ethnic, geographic, political, and economic reasons, China has been and will remain an integral player in Myanmar’s internal peace process, particularly regarding the ethnic armed groups in northern Myanmar. Informed by numerous interviews in both ... Read more ►

March 8, 2017 • Author: UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

Myanmar: Northern Rakhine Flash Update No. 1 (as of 8 March 2017)

Highlights Latest estimates indicate that about 94,000 people remain displaced (either in Bangladesh or within northern Rakhine) as a result of the 9 October attacks and subsequent security operations. Humanitarian organizations in Bangladesh estimate that over 74,000 peopl... Read more ►

March 8, 2017 • Author: Joint Strategy Team

Urgent Humanitarian Situation Update in Northern Shan State

Fighting erupted on early 6th March at Laukai area of Kokang self-administered zone of Northern Shan State in Myanamr between Government Armed Forces and Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army (MNDAA). In the recent conflict, about 20 civilian and combatant causalities we... Read more ►

March 7, 2017 • Author: Karenni National Women's Organization

ျငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးျဖစ္စဥ္အတြက္ ကရင္နီျပည္နယ္ရွိ အမ်ိဳးသမီးမ်ား၏ အသံ၊ ရႈေထာင့္မွ မူ၀ါဒအႀကံျပဳခ်က္စာတမ္း

ျပည္ေထာင္စုုၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရး ေဆြးေႏြးမႈပူးတြေဲကာ္မတီ (Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee – UPDJC) မွ ေဆြးေႏြးညွိိႏိႈင္းမႈျဖင... Read more ►

March 7, 2017 • Author: Karenni National Women's Organization

The Report on the Process of Collecting the Voices of Karenni Women and Policy Brief for Peace Process

In August 2016, the Karenni National Women’s Organization (KNWO) conducted awareness training for its own staff and partners to promote women’s participation in the peace process. After the training, KNWO staff and partners went to 7 townships within Karenni State and co... Read more ►

March 6, 2017 • Author: Shan Human Rights Foundation

Village Leader of Nam Ma Coal Mining Area Shot Dead by Unknown Assailants

The village tract secretary of Nam Ma coal mining area in Hsipaw township, was shot dead by unknown assailants near his farm on February 26, 2017, causing shock and fear among fellow villagers. The secretary, Lung Jarm Phe, aged 57, from Na Koon village, Nam Ma tract, was sh... Read more ►

March 3, 2017 • Author: United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Evidence for Enhancing Resilience to Opium Poppy Cultivation in Shan State, Myanmar

In 2016, the annual village survey was conducted in591 villages in Shan state, the main opium poppy cultivating area in Myanmar. An independent area estimation was not part of the survey this year; however, UNODC expanded largely on the socio-economic analysis of opium culti... Read more ►