The meeting was ‘a step toward the next meetings,’ says UNFC secretary Khu Oo Reh.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses which ethnic armed groups will be invited and which will join the second 21st Century Panglong Conference.
LNDP chairman U Shwe Min alleges that the KIA has killed and buried six Lisu people over the past two years.
The Burma Army described the three victims—two Shan and one Bamar—as TNLA soldiers, but locals say that they were not members of the armed group.
A signboard declaring the structure the ‘Gen Aung San Bridge’ reportedly went up before dawn, despite local opposition to the name.
The state counselor again rejects the ALP’s request to hold ethnic-based political dialogue in Arakan State, saying it is a sensitive region.
Former KNU vice chairperson Naw Zipporah Sein’s experiences tell her that women are the unwilling victims of war—and the key to peace.
Rights activists launch a petition to the NLD-led Union government concerning a name change for the Gen Aung San Bridge in Chaungzon Township.
The Burma govt and the RCSS/SSA-S have not yet reached an agreement on the venue for holding ethnic-based national-level dialogue in Shan State.
Senior reporter Saw Yan Naing interviews Padoh Naw Zipporah Sein about the KNU election, newly-elected leaders and the peace process.
As the first JICM on the NCA finishes in Naypyidaw, the second session of the 21st Century Panglong peace conference is set to begin on May 24.
The RCSS says the govt’s regional national-level dialogue in Taunggyi is ‘out of step,’ as the ethnic dialogue remains unable to proceed.
Seven ethnic armed organizations propose holding talks with the government as a UWSA-led alliance, rejecting the NCA path.
The former KNU vice chairperson heads a fated attempt for the ethnic armed organization’s leadership.
Arakan State’s Maungdaw is celebrating the water festival from April 17-20, and local Muslims say they have been told to stay away.