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Imagining a New Myanmar: The view of a Shan

(30 April 2024) Presented at Kahin Center panel, organized by Southeast Asia Program, Cornell University When I think of what should a new Burma look like,...

Summarized report on a pilot survey of the silent majority

Last year, a research group I used to work with showed me a report on their pilot survey of what is known as the...

PRCF’s Charter: Roadmap to a Federal Democratic Constitution

February 12, 2024, commemorates the 77th Union Day of Myanmar. In alignment with this occasion, the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD) and twelve...

The Paradox of a Shan State Revolution without Shan Ethnic Armies Participation

Bridges crumble sporadically, mirroring the pervasive destruction. The remnants of war-ravaged homes stretch across the horizon. Over the past 60 days, the resistance forces'...

Silent Suffering and Loss in the Shadows of Evil Wars

"Oh, my dearest daughter, how can I find solace? What must I do to hear your voice again? Open your eyes and talk to...

Caught in the Crossfire: Lives on the Edge at the Borderline Amidst Conflict

In the midst of dense bushes, you can find people sleeping in makeshift green tents, some tucked away in their cars near Nam Yann...

Shadows Behind Property Expansion in Kalaw

In the wake of the military coup on February 1st, 2021, the initial moves by senior officials, spearheaded by the commander of the 55th...

A Thrilling Journey from Laukkai to the Safe Place to Call Home

"I consider myself as good as dead, at least until we safely pass Chin Shwe Haw town," recounted Mai Aik Tha (pseudonym), sharing his...

Women in Self-Employed Porter Labor Amidst Border Chaos

A woman walks with a young child on her back, holding two large fruit boxes with both hands. Her steps waver a bit, due...

Youths Falling Prey to Online Game Scams

After the military coup, inflation has surged, posing challenges for individuals in securing employment. As a result, many are turning to easily lucrative jobs. Notably,...

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