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.
DVB’s Nay Thwin sat down with Kachin Independence Organisation executive member Gun Maw to discuss why his group rejected a long-sought-after ceasefire agreement with Naypyidaw.
A two-year effort to arrive at a nationwide ceasefire has been ended by the government’s unwillingness to include all warring parties, say ethnic groups.
NLD central executive committee member says Aung San Suu Kyi advised KNU’s Maj. Htoo Htoo Lay at a meeting in her home in Rangoon on Saturday.
Burmese government says it has reached a compromise on all but one remaining issue with ethnic delegates after peace talks in Rangoon this week.
The body brokering an end to Burma’s six-decade civil war said the country has moved closer to achieving an historic ceasefire, as three days of formal negotiations wrapped up in…