“We cannot just agree to place our fate in the hands of the Burmese military, because then we are helpless if they deploy armed force against us,” said UNFC’s Nai…
“Two of them survived but the other two are still missing. One of the survivors managed to grab hold of a tree root which saved his life.”
UNHCR ambassador Angelina Jolie Pitt has urged the people of Burma to check voter lists and exercise their right to vote in the upcoming general election.
Migrants say they were smuggled into central Thailand by armed traffickers. After walking for three days, they were abandoned in the woods with no food.
Canberra is to donate US$2.5 million to UNICEF for the protection of children in Burma from sexual and physical violence, and human trafficking.
NLD’s Win Tin meets nationalist monk Wirathu in Mandalay to discuss the NLD’s aim to amend Article 59(f) of the constitution