Year: 2019

Myanmar’s landmine victims bound to increase as war goes on

On the heels of the Landmine Monitor 2019 by Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor in November, a series of landmines exploded in Namhsan Township in northern Shan State during the second week of December causing both casualties and injuries.Landmines…

Posted in Health December 31, 2019

Myanmar’s landmine victims bound to increase as war goes on

On the heels of the Landmine Monitor 2019 by Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor in November, a series of landmines exploded in Namhsan Township in northern Shan State during the second week of December causing both casualties and injuries.Landmines…

Posted in Health December 31, 2019

New IDPs Arrive in Kyaukme in Need of Aid

More internally displaced people (IDPs) arrived in Kyaukme town in northern Shan State on Tuesday night, due to the threat of fighting between the Burma Army and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).Some 43 people from Ohn Oui in Kun Kaw village…

ETHNIC YEARLY ROUND-UP : Ethnic states in 2019

The Kachin, Shan and Arakan States continued to be bogged down in armed conflict, while Karen State also saw skirmishes due to Tatmadaw (Myanmar army) road-building into Karen National Union (KNU)-controlled territories. Karenni (Kayah) State was ruff…

Shan Orgs Support Legal Action Against Burma at ICJ

Seventeen Shan civil society and community-based organizations spoke out this week in support of charges brought by Gambia against the Burmese state at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), where Burma is accused of committing genocide against the…

Posted in Market December 31, 2019

Shan Orgs Support Legal Action Against Burma at ICJ

Seventeen Shan civil society and community-based organizations spoke out this week in support of charges brought by Gambia against the Burmese state at the International Court of Justice (ICJ), where Burma is accused of committing genocide against the…

Posted in Market December 31, 2019