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[...]
Rohingya Muslims and Arakan Buddhists living in western Burma remain divided – and there is little hope the two groups will ever live peacefully together.
A time lapse of Maijayang’s Pakahtawng camp in Kachin state. There are 2457 people living in the camp – the children are from northern Shan state and were sent to[...]
The United Nations Human Rights envoy invited journalists to Rangoon’s international airport on Saturday to warn the government and the rest of the world that continuing human rights abuses could[...]
While Shan state celebrates its 66th Shan National Day, the chair of the Restoration Council of Shan State, Lieutenant General Yawd Serk, calls for peace in Burma.
China’s Foreign Ministry says the country will “play a constructive role” in peace talks between Burma’s government and the Kachin Independence Army which started in China on Monday. More talks[...]
Over two hundred Rohingya have been intercepted by the Thai navy near Phuket. It comes after Thailand said it would turn away any more Rohingya boat people after an influx[...]
Residents from Laiza speak about whether they think there is a possibility for real future peace in the war-ravaged Kachin state.
In the last few weeks fighting in northern Kachin state has intensified. The Burmese army has admitted to using fighter jets to attack the rebels but maintains that it is[...]
On Wednesday the Burmese Army acknowledged that it had used jets to attack rebel fighters in northern Kachin state. The footage shows a fighter jet, gun shots and smoke in[...]
The Secretary-General of The Association of Southeast Asian Nations warned that the conflict in eastern Burma could destabilise the region if it isn’t handled correctly.
Karen National Union and Democratic Karen Buddhist Army say they will join forces during negotiations with Burma’s government
Three days of talks on Chinese soil end with both sides agreeing to pursue further negotiations as fighting continues in northern state
Contention remains on status of Burmese outposts but both sides agree to release hostages and hold talks on Kachin autonomy
Karenni National Progressive Party becomes latest group to agree truce as energy minister vows to break ground with Kachin
President says government wants equal rights for minorities ‘so our ethnic youths who held guns stand tall holding laptops’
Up to 15,000 refugees unable to access humanitarian aid or legal protection as China continues to deny their existence
Government officials mediate in talks between Democratic Karen Buddhist Army and Naypyidaw-backed militia to end hostilities
New Mon State Party signs preliminary peace deal with government and pushes for release of ‘comrades’ in Burmese prisons
Two sides clash close to Thai border after Shan State Army refutes demands to withdraw troops, again spotlighting fragility of truce
Man charged under Unlawful Association Act after entering rebel territory whilst forced portering for the Kachin Independence Army
Court in Naypyidaw will hear case of 28-year-old mother believed to have been abducted by Burmese troops in October last year
Chair of government-backed rights body says investigations into conflict ‘not appropriate’ and could derail the reform process