‘Our intention now is to solve this conflict peacefully through dialogue,’ says an NMSP spokesperson.
Military’s South Western command files complaint over satirical drama on conflict with ethnic armed groups.
Some 135 representatives from 79 CSOs meet in Rangoon to discuss IDP support, and a more effective peace process.
China’s Special Envoy for Asian Affairs reportedly asks the Northern Alliance to deescalate fighting with the Burma Army in time for the holiday.
Ongoing conflict in northern Shan State’s Kutkai Township, where the crime occurred, is the main obstacle in processing the case, says one lawyer.
‘They threatened to attack us if we refused to withdraw from our base. They ordered us to withdraw by noon today,’ says Col Sai Su of the SSA-N.
Organizers of the shipment to deliver aid to Arakan State say they have received ‘verbal clearance’ to dock in Rangoon.
Civil society groups say human rights abuses continue despite recent reforms, during a meeting with the UN Special Rapporteur on Burma.
At Malaysia’s request, the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation meets Thursday to discuss measures to deal with the conflict affecting Arakan Muslims.
After an air strike kills two and injures eight, shaken Namhsan residents take refuge in monasteries in northern Shan State’s Lashio.
A lone anti-war protester is punched in the face as he demonstrates at a rally in support of the Burma Army’s ‘just’ wars in north and east Burma.
Ban Ki Moon’s successor as UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has yet to name a replacement for Vijay Nambiar.
Local sources blame the shelling on the Burma Army, but the Ministry of Defense points a finger at the TNLA.
The MNLA and KNLA have an ongoing dispute over territory in Dawei Township, where both ethnic groups often live side by side in the same communities.
Kachin IDPs are trapped in a conflict zone after being turned away at the China border following the Burma Army’s capture of four KIA outposts.