Without real change in attitudes towards women, a 30 percent quota for their participation in Burma’s peace process is meaningless
DVB sat down with the general to ask just how close Burma is to ending six decades of civil war.
In an exclusive interview with DVB, KIA heavyweight Gen. Gun Maw, says that the peace process has stalled due to the Burmese government’s disingenuous tactics.
After walking out on ethnic talks on Sunday, the Karen National Union (KNU) has suspended its membership with the United Nationalities Federal Council.
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Ethnic and government negotiators report positive steps taken during Rangoon peace talks.
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DVB Debate discusses transparency in the peace process.
The Ethnic Armed Organisations Conference in Karen National Union’s headquarters Law Khee La has concluded. Eighteen ethnic armed groups discussed and agreed a draft framework for a nationwide ceasefire.
For 60 years the world’s longest civil war has ravaged Burma, but with a nationwide ceasefire on the cards, DVB Debate asks: will there be peace this year?
A prominent democracy advocate urged Buddhist leaders not to use religion as a context for escalating tension in society.
Four religious leaders call for peace after a week of violence between Buddhists and Muslims rocks central Burma.
While Shan state celebrates its 66th Shan National Day, the chair of the Restoration Council of Shan State, Lieutenant General Yawd Serk, calls for peace in Burma.