As the window for registration closes, ethnic farmers face loosing rights to lands unofficially held by their family for generations, while outsiders eye the lands of IDPs.
Statue implementation panel walks out of meeting, calls on state gov’t to intervene
Activists say the ruling party’s refusal to heed local sensitivities is already taking a toll
Protesters agree to negotiate with statue committee for one month, suspend rallies at park housing monument to Gen. Aung San
Following 10 fresh arrests of protesters in Loikaw, a Karenni State lawmaker had urged for discussion and understanding.
This is the second time in a week that police have arrested a group of rights activists who were peacefully protesting against the bronze statue of Gen. Aung San in their town park
Police shut down protest camp near park housing statue in Karenni State capital
Veterans urge young people to remember sacrifice of revolutionary movement.
Health organizations in ethnic areas lack funding, access to medicine and skilled personnel and are requesting a return of support from INGOs which have largely left their areas.
If Myanmar is to rid itself of internal conflict, Burmans must recognize the daily institutionalized discrimination faced by ethnic groups.
The Kachin community is adamant that it will continue to pursue justice in the case of two volunteer Kachin teachers who were raped and murdered in 2015.
Lawmakers, activists and ethnic representatives hope for progress in 2019, but the events of recent years temper their expectations with caution
Hundreds of members of the ethnic Pa-O community attended a military rally in Taunggyi on Wednesday, with one local leader claiming they were coerced with threats of eviction.
Rights groups urge gov’t to scrap Vacant Land Law, which they say leaves IDPs and ethnic landholders particularly vulnerable.
Youth group demands release of Arakan lawmaker, scholar during Suu Kyi’s visit