“Local villagers are simply too afraid to stay in homes close to the fighting, because they can hear and feel the constant blasts of heavy artillery fire.”
Report says the MNHRC’s greatest weakness is its failure to serve as a voice for the country’s most vulnerable people.
This podcast explores some of the animosity towards the Rohingya. Where does the hate come from? And is anyone from the Burmese population standing up for the Rohingya?
Aung Kyi, the head of the Peace Commission, told DVB that they hoped the ethnic rebel alliance would be “involved in the peace process very soon”.
Burma had the unenviable distinction of being listed among Syria, Afghanistan and the Democratic Republic of Congo as hosting 10 “conflicts to watch” in 2017, as compiled by Jean-Marie Guéhenno…
The Shan State Army-South accuses the Burmese army of arbitrarily detaining civilians during clashes in central Shan State’s Mong Kung Township.