Ashin Sekeina, a Buddhist monk from Arakan State capital Sittwe, has just completed his pilgrimage to Mrauk U, a 100-plus mile journey by foot in the name of peace and regional development.
Tagged: Peace Process
Soldiers of the Kachin Independence Army posted at the Lawa Yang frontline say the only way to achieve genuine peace in Burma is to grant the ethnic groups autonomy and self-determination.
A long festering war between the central government and the ethnic states has torn and divided Burma for over 60 years. Can the current peace process, launched by President Thein Sein in 2011, bring about a lasting peace?
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?
DVB Debate asks: are conditions right in Burma for refugees to return home?