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7 civilians captured by unknown group in Northern Shan State

At least seven people were detained by an unknown group while travelling on the Namkham to Mandalay highway last Sunday, according to a representative...

KIO, RCSS and SSPP leaders meet to discuss upcoming Panglong meeting

Senior representatives from the Kachin Independence Organizatoin (KIO), the Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army (RCSS/SSA) and the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State...

No compensation for villagers affected by Muse highway

Residents in northern Shan State’s Muse Township have complained that they did not receive compensation for damage their homes and shops have incurred as...

Army kills civilians near Shan dam project site, says rights group

A statement released by the Shan Human Rights Foundation (SHRF) on Wednesday June 1st, alleges that Burma army troops tortured and killed civilians last...

Notes on 21 CPCPC-RCSS meet

The following report is the outcome of the 1 ½   hour meeting between the 21st Century Panglong Conference Preparatory Committee (21 CPCPC) headed by...

Burma Army Accused of torturing and killing civilians in Shan State

During May 2016, the Burma Army has committed grave human rights violations, which meet the definition of war crimes, during a new offensive against...

Shan State Parties Meet to Discuss Upcoming Panglong II summit

Over 100 representatives from a range of political parties and civil society organizations in Shan State attended a meeting in Shan State’s capital Taunggyi...

Movie on Shan prince and his Austrian wife shines light on Burma’s 1962 coup

A recently completed film made for European TV, Twilight Over Burma, based on the true story of Prince Sao Kya Seng, the ruler of...

Govt peace mission coming to Chiangmai

A 4 men team to hold peace talks with ethnic armed organizations (EAOs) yet to sign the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) will be arriving...

SNLD MP: Burma Army should stop troop reinforcements in ethnic regions

Sai Wan Leng Kham, an upper house member of parliament for the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD), visited a refugee camp in Lashio...

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