To mark the International Day of Action for Rivers, 14 March, several coordinated demonstrations sprung up along the channel, with locals from all over Burma uniting to demand suspension of…
The secretary of the UNFC, told DVB he has concerns over a government proposal that suggested the ethnic armies would have to disarm and disband after signing a ceasefire.
Sabotage and hijacking have reportedly not been ruled out as radar-tracking evidence suggests a missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner was deliberately flown across the Malay peninsula towards the Andaman Islands.
Human Rights Watch has written to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, heavily criticizing the UN invitation to involve the Burmese army in future international peacekeeping missions.
Ethnic Karen religious leaders, both Buddhist and Christian, meet in Hpa-an to discuss their involvement in the current peace-building process between Karen armed groups and the Burmese government.