Aung Kyi, the head of the Peace Commission, told DVB that they hoped the ethnic rebel alliance would be “involved in the peace process very soon”.
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A new report from the the International Campaign to Ban Landmines has slammed the Burmese government for its refusal to begin the long process of mine clearance in one of the most polluted nations on earth.
China’s foreign ministry has confirmed that refugees fleeing fighting between the Burmese army and rebel troops have crossed into China this week.
The DPDM team travels through war-torn Kachin State, where abandoned homes line the highways.
The Shan Ethnic Affairs Organisation says 98 villagers have managed to escape forced service in the KIA, but that hundreds remain.
On this episode of DVB Debate, a panel of ethnic leaders and political analysts discuss the future of federalism in Burma.