Rising tension between government forces and the KIA over tax revenue from Hpakant jade mines has forced schools and businesses to close down.
The family of a teenager who was shot in Kutkai Township, Shan State, in July blames the Burmese Army for his death and is demanding an investigation.
In the second of a two-part special on war crimes, panellists on DVB Debate discuss the systematic use of rape by the Burmese army.
DVB speaks to IDPs in Man Wain Gyi camp, where because on ongoing fighting, they have all but given up hope of going home any time soon.
Friday is World Refugee Day and on the Thai-Burmese border some 120,000 people are living in refugee camps, but Thai military officials have indicated that the repatriation of refugees may not be a distant prospect.
Displaced residents who fled to China earlier this month to escape renewed fighting in Kachin State are suffering from a shortage of food and aid.
DVB Debate discusses transparency in the peace process.
DVB Debate asks: are conditions right in Burma for refugees to return home?
The United Nations refugee agency has released a report that coincides with World Refugee Day, that says there are now more refugees in the world than there were nearly 20[…]
Villagers near Loi Se hill are taking shelter in Tangyang town after they were forced to flee their homes due to fighting between the Shan State Army-North and the Burmese[…]