Remembering the past with an uncertain future
Karen people celebrate the annual 62nd Martyrs' Day in Kawthoolei village. Marking their first open Martyrs’ Day at their rebel headquarters near the Thai border, the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army insisted that durable peace remains a distant prospect for the conflict-torn region.
Country, gov’t commemorate Martyrs’ Day
Burma honoured democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi's father and eight other slain independence heroes at an official ceremony Thursday that underscored the political changes sweeping the country
Officials block group’s request to mark Martyrs’ Day
National League for Democracy member in Shan state’s Lashio request to publicy commemorate Martyrs’ Day tomorrow has been officially rejected by the authorities
NLD barred from assembling during Martyrs’ Day in Pegu
National League for Democracy members in Pegu who were planning to commemorate Burmese Martyrs’ Day on 19 July have been barred by the town’s authorities from assembling in front of statute of General Aung San
Arrest dampens Martyrs’ Day jubilance
Arrest of Muslim man and National League for Democracy member highlights ongoing discrimination by Burmese government
Na Kham Mwe: “we will pay with our lives”
On Karen Martyrs day, 60 years since Saw Ba U Gyi was martyred, DVB caught up with the leading dissenting voice against the Burmese military government’s Border Guard Force (BGF), DKBA commander Na Kham Mwe.
Ceasefire group marks Kachin Martyrs’ Day
The Kachin Independence Organisation yesterday marked Kachin Martyr's Day in the town of Laiza near the Sino-Burma border, with troops and civilians remembering the organisation's founder.