The ethnic organizations—all non-signatories to the NCA—are due to meet NRPC and Tatmadaw teams
Trust between ethnic groups is breaking down, monasteries have become IPD camps and people are being forced to join ethnic armies.
Two Ta’ang groups say armed men in photos found on a memory card left in Mann Lee village have been identified as RCSS members
The missing ethnic Ta’ang have not been seen since fighting engulfed Mann Lee Village in Namtu Township on March 1.
No suspect yet in murder of captain-turned-businessman in Kyaukme Township
A press conference on Saturday heard the military saying they would step back from politics when there are no ethnic armed groups and the country is in peace.
Move reverses longstanding policy of only talking to the four EAOs separately
Second petition this month urges SSPP, RCSS to end armed territorial dispute in Hsipaw Township
Meanwhile, KIO says it is not bound by Tatmadaw’s four-month truce
U Zaw Htay says AA ‘not excluded’ from peace process; gov’t is prioritizing assistance to IDPs in Rakhine
Lawmakers, activists and ethnic representatives hope for progress in 2019, but the events of recent years temper their expectations with caution
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
A publication recently launched by the Myanmar Institute for Peace and Security summarized that a decision needs to be agreed on by both EAOs and the Tatmadaw.
Mar Lut was attempting to flee fighting between RCSS and joint TNLA/SSPP force
Some 2,000 residents of 7 villages sheltering in monasteries, churches as RCSS, SSPP fight over territory