DVB speaks to Mi Sue Pwint, a member of the Central Leading Committee of the All Burma Students’ Democratic Front on the occasion of the group’s 28th anniversary.
“Only if we are all united, our country will be at peace. Only if our country is at peace, will we be able to stand on equal footing with other…
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, commander-in-chief of the armed forces, says non-ceasefire groups are welcome to join future peace talks, as armed groups push for more inclusive negotiations.
As soldiers, rebels and politicians gather for Burma’s Union Peace Conference, an alliance of over 600 civil society groups has labelled the event a sham.
Thursday’s signatories will hope that the inking of the ceasefire, with its broad but stated points to address localised conflict, will provide the time needed for lengthy discussions to come.
A documentary film screening in Thailand tells the story of a passionate human rights activist and proud gay man, and his fight for equality and democracy.