Kachin Civil Society Conference Statement PDF Print Email
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By: KDNG   

23rd May 2014

Kachin civil society strongly believe that the voices of our communities, IDPs, and civil society must be included in the peace talk process in order to have genuine political change in Burma.

Therefore, 17 Kachin CSOs gathered during 20-22 May 2014 to discuss the latest conflict situation in Kachin areas, and the impacts on local communities. We are very concerned at the recent military build-up and escalation of fighting by Burmese government troops, and attacks and abuses against civilians, which have displaced a further 4,000 IDPs in southern Kachin State and northern Shan State since early April.

These Burma Army operations appear aimed to clear out ethnic resistance forces from strategic transport and economic zones along the Burma-China border, and secure control over these areas, even while nationwide ceasefire negotiations are continuing.

We Kachin civil society organizations want to get justice for our communities and want to include our desires in the current peace process, in order to gain genuine peace in Burma. We therefore make the following recommendations:

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Press release by people forcibly relocated for the Myitsone Dam PDF Print Email
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Press release by people forcibly relocated for the Myitsone Dam

26 March, 2014

Mungchying Rawt Jat (MRJ)

On March 12, 2014, local people in Aung Myin Tha relocation camp, who had been moved to make way for the Myitsone Dam, carried out a referendum asking people to choose between whether they “Liked” or “Did Not Like” the Myitsone Dam. The aim was to show the real wishes of the affected people.

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PRESS STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ACTION FOR RIVERS AND AGAINST DAMS: MARCH 14, 2014 PDF Print Email
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PRESS STATEMENT ON INTERNATIONAL DAY OF ACTION FOR RIVERS AND AGAINST DAMS: MARCH 14, 2014

By Burma Rivers Network

(33538) ethnic signatories and (131) civil society and political parties in Burma call for immediate halt to dams on the Salween River

(33538) people from Shan, Karenni, Karen and Mon State and (131) civil society and political parties in Burma have signed a petitionurging an immediate halt to the six dams planned by the Burmese government on the Salween River, including the Kun Long/UpperThanlwin, Nong Pa, Man Taung and Tasang dams in Shan State,Ywathit dam in Karenni State and Hatgyi dam in Karen State.

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