Ta’ang party offered to mediate the talks and help build trust between the Shan State Army-South and TNLA.
Security concerns force a closure of polls as intense fighting continues between Burmese government forces and the Shan State Army-North.
SSA-S leader says it will not be signing a nationwide ceasefire agreement as it already entered into a ‘deed of commitment’ with the government on 12 Feb.
Tensions between the PNLA and the Shan State Army-South boil over following earlier incidents in the Mauk Mae area.
The Shan Human Right Foundation has accused the Burmese army of an attack on 11 villages in Shan State, in which civilians were tortured.
The retirement of Lt. General Yawd Serk adds some uncertainty to the path towards nationwide peace, as a draft multi-lateral peace agreement garners support among most of Burma’s armed ethnic…