After two foiled attempts to contest elections, Dr Tuja, a former KIO leader, is given approval to form his own party, which he intends to name the Kachin State Democracy Party.
Category: Ethnic issues
A Shan civil society group is planning to conduct a region-wide survey to expose human rights violations they say Kachin rebels have committed against ethnic Shans during the civil conflict in northern Burma.
Muslims and Buddhists who lost their homes and livelihoods due to conflict in Burma’s Arakan state, are quickly running out of food, the World Food Programme warns.
The Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) and government peace makers pledged to work together towards a nation-wide ceasefire on Thursday, marking the end of a three-day round of meetings in the state capital Myitkyina.
A fresh round of peace talks kicked off in the Kachin state capital Myitkyina on Tuesday between the Kachin Independence Organisation (KIO) and a Burmese government delegation.