The Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team meets to discuss terms and conditions for a ceasefire that could end decades of war with Burmese government forces.
The UN has been allowed to deliver humanitarian aid to the Kachin rebel headquarters in northern Burma for the first time since December 2011, but a spokesperson warned that it will not be enough.
United Nations envoy Tomas Quintna was forced to cancel a trip to the Kachin Independence Army’s headquarters in Laiza after regional authorities refused to provide the rapporteur with permission to visit the rebel stronghold
DVB’s David Stout interviews Guy Horton from SOAS University of London, about his recent time in Kachin state. Horton discusses the state of the conflict in northern Kachin state, the threat to civilians, China’s involvement and the international community’s response to the conflict. Horton said he was concerned, “that there may be some sort of …
Residents from Laiza speak about whether they think there is a possibility for real future peace in the war-ravaged Kachin state.
Authorities briefly stopped activists during their more than 800-mile trek from Rangoon to the battlefields in Kachin state after entering Pegu division on Tuesday morning