Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Intimidation and threats of violence from Burma government troops forced
the entire of population of Nam Si In village in western Kachin state
to flee over the weekend, according to villagers who recently escaped.
The Myanmar Times newspaper reported on Monday that the next round
of proposed peace talks between Burma's government and the Kachin
Independence Organization (KIO) will not go ahead because of a
disagreement over who the KIO would be negotiating with.
The KIO is said to have rejected a suggested
Monday, 22 October 2012 17:58 S.H.A.N.
People in Laikha township, Shan State South, where the Shan State Army (SSA)
‘South’ is active, has been warned by military authorities to steer clear of the SSA
or face the notorious Section 17-1 (unlawful association), according to local sources.
Monday, 22 October 2012 14:34 Mizzima News
The Lower House committee for the Rule of Law and Stability has received
more than 1,700 complaint letters seeking help, according to an article
on the Elevennews website on Sunday.