Posts Tagged ‘Kachin Independence Army’

Interview with UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar

October 30, 2013

Interview with UN special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar

Photo: UN Photo/Evan Schneider Tomás Ojea Quintana

BUENOS AIRES, 24 October 2013 (IRIN) – Myanmar’s government has signed individual ceasefire agreements with 14 main non-state armed groups since 2011, and is pressing ahead with plans for a national ceasefire agreement, originally scheduled for the end of October, but now delayed. The most recent round of negotiations with northern Myanmar’s Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) brought further hope of nationwide reconciliation.

Tay Za funds Kachin mountain expedition as IDP suffer nearby

September 24, 2013

Tay Za funds Kachin mountain expedition as IDP suffer nearby

23 September 2013 19:21       Written by Kachin News Group

A group of American and Burmese climbers reached the summit of Kachin state‘s Gamlang Razi on Sept. 7 with the financial backing of crony Tay Zaw (photo facebook).

A mountaineering expedition in northern Kachin state, financed by Burmese billionaire Tay Za’s Htoo foundation, successfully reached the summit of Burma’s second highest mountain earlier this month. The team which included five Americans and a Burmese became the first ever climbers to reach Gamlang Razi summit on September 7, according to press reports.

BURMA: Reform process hindered by two sources of governing power

February 28, 2013

BURMA: Reform process hindered by two sources of governing power

Wednesday, 27 February 2013 18:00 Sai Wansai

President Thein Sein on Tuesday, February 26, met Norway’s prime minister as he kicked off a 10-day visit to Europe aimed at forging stronger ties between Burma and the West. He will be visiting Finland, Austria, Belgium and Italy before returning home on March 8.


Racist General is also a coloured person even in the eyes of yellow people

February 26, 2013

Racist General

Shared from FB of U U Mhaw Sayar

But even their step-father with YELLOW SKIN look down on all coloured people including Tibetans, Uyghurs, Non-Hans, Ethnic Minority Chinese citizens and ofcourse all the Myanmars as coloured, wild, animal-grade creatures.

Han Chinese looks up at White people and regarded the other yellow Japanese and Koreans as their same rank brothers.

Because of that historical inherited beliefs, those Chinese trainer pilots or other professionals who are training even their counterparts in Myanmar Military are quite rude and aggressive. Have you never heard or know or realized these incidences Mr Generals?

U Thein Sein, Daw Suu and Wira Thu should understand not to discriminate the dark skinned persons as they themselves are coloured not only in the eyes of White People but also in the eyes of our yellowed neighbours.

ဦးဇင္း ဝီရသူရဲ့ မြတ္စလင္ဆန္႔က်င္ေရး လႈံ႕ေဆာ္ေရးတရား

February 22, 2013

ဦးဇင္း ဝီရသူရဲ့ မြတ္စလင္ဆန္႔က်င္ေရး လႈံ႕ေဆာ္ေရးတရားျဖစ္ပါတယ္။
We hereby request the President U Thein Sein to arrest this instigator immediately to show that he is a sincere national leader who is not the dirty politician nor a dirty dictator using religion to be able to continue ruling Myanmar.

“ဗုဒၶဘာသာထဲမွာ လူတပိုင္း ဘုန္းၾကီးတပိုင္းၿဖစ္ေနတာေတြကို တပည့္ေတာ္တို.မၾကိဳက္မႏွစ္သက္ဘူး”။
ဗိုလ္ခ်ဳပ္ေအာင္ဆန္း–၂၃-၂-၁၉၄ရ တနဂၤေႏြေန. ၁ နာရီ တြင္ရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ.ေတာ္ခန္းမ


Unruly lines between Myanmar and China

February 11, 2013

Source: China’s history in Myanmar: Unruly lines

THE border between Yunnan province and northern Myanmar (formerly Burma) has always been porous. To the people who live in the region, the border is a crooked mark on other people’s maps, an arbitrary boundary snaking its way 2,400 kilometres through rugged and wild terrain. The authorities in Beijing have seen the same land as a lawless borderland, a place to be controlled.


Is Burma regime inciting Rakhine conflict to discredit Aung San Suu Kyi?

June 25, 2012

Source: Is Burma regime inciting Rakhine conflict to discredit Aung San Suu Kyi?

Conflict between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims could force opposition leader to make an unpopular intervention

BY Edward Loxton LAST UPDATED AT 07:49 ON Tue 12 Jun 2012

CHIANG MAI – As sectarian violence continues unabated in Burma’s westernmost state of Arakan, suspicion is growing that the clashes between Buddhists and minority Muslims are part of a government plot to discredit the hugely popular opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and weaken the threat she poses to its military-backed power base.


Mosque building halted in Burma’s Kachin state

April 17, 2012

SOURCE: Mosque building halted in Burma’s Kachin state by KNG Kachin News

Construction of a Muslim mosque in Kachin state’s jade-rich Hpakant township in northern Burma ceased on April 12 when a group of monks and their supporters intervened and proceeded to dismantle the partially built structure.