Since the government has publicly declared its reform plans including national reconciliation, it ought to carefully control its armed forces to support the peacemaking efforts. But, presently, the Burma armed forces seem to be going against the peace plan made by the President. If it was a fabricated story, the people would blame the President...
The Palaung Women’s Organization (PWO) has urged Myanmar [Burma] National Human Rights Commission to investigate human rights violations, including sexual violence, by Burma army troops. Burma’s ethnic minorities have been suffering human rights abuses through brutal military operations in the name of national unity since the 1950s. Attacks on these resource rich ethnic areas are routine....
Although peace talks are taking place, there seems to be no end in sight in the war against the ethnic rebels, especially in Kachin State and the Shan State. For instance, the President Thein Sein Government has reached a truce with the Shan State Army (SSA), but the Burma Army is reluctant to accept the...
“Tatmadaw (Burma Army) always safeguards the country while protecting the country from the outbreaks of racial and political conflicts. It is Tatmadaw’s national politics,” said Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, at the military parade for the 68th Anniversary Armed Forces Day yesterday, the state-run media said today. “We are a military...
Peace Delegates of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) and the government had a discussion until midnight on Monday at Ruili, a Chinese border town. But the two parties did not get to an armistice accord. However, they agreed to meet again before April 10, according to a joint statement. As a consequence of civil war...
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