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Canadian Burma Ethnic Nationalities Established an Alliance Organization

Representatives and members of Burma ethnic communities from across Canada established the Canadian Burma Ethnic Nationalities Organization (CBENO) during the 2nd Burma Ethnic Nationalities Conference held on Oct 11-12, in Vancouver, Canada. In a statement released after the conference, the aims and objectives of newly established CBENO are, “Advocacy for Burma Ethnic Nationalities, more fellowship

A Free Burma Ranger Killed in Kler Lwe Htoo District

Saw Poe Law, a 26-year-old ranger, was shot and killed by Burmese army in Kler Low Htoo District in Karen State on Sept 27, reported Free Burma Ranger. Poe law was trained as a ranger by Free Burma Ranger, an organization providing medical, spiritual and educational supports to internally displaced people in Burma. According to

Ginsi Villagers Hit by Landmine Blast

Three Ginsi Seng Ra villagers were injured by a landmine near Ginsi High School on Saturday. Zau Hkun (aged 22) and his wife Seng Pan (aged 18), and another 8-year-old boy Lahpai La were on their way to fish in a nearby creek when the landmine exploded. Local sources said the three villagers were taken

Peace Process

Four Burmese Army's Lieutenant Generals have attended Sept 22-26 meeting

Battles Rage in Ethnic Lands as Ceasefire Talks Stall

By KLN Friday, September 26, 2014 A Burmese army’s artillery unit on Friday fired several rounds of mortar shells on KIA position at Dumbau Bum and surrounding area beginning 9 am, said a local source. Dumbau Bum is located in KIA’s 15th Battalion area in southern Kachin State. Burmese government troops then climbed up Dumbau




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CPI presses ahead with Myitsone dam project

By KLN Tuesday, July 30, 2013 Despite public outcry against the construction of Myitsone (Malizup) dam, China Power Investment Corporation (CPI Group), which is one of the five largest state-owned electricity company in China, continues to pursue the project, reported Kachin Development and Networking Group (KDNG) on Monday. Upstream Ayeyawady Confluence Basin Hydropower Co. Ltd,


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Burmese Authorities Warn Civilians’ Anti-Drug Initiatives

By KLN Wednesday, Sept 24, 2014 A Tanai-based Burmese Army commander and township police chief on last Friday asked for the release of two drug dealers, U Shwe Ba and U Mong Sieng, who were arrested and detained early this month by Kachin drug elimination committee members at Gin Sa Ra block in Tanai City,