The United Nations on Wednesday called on Myanmar to give aid agencies unhindered access to camps it has built for tens of thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees before they can return after fleeing Myanmar military operations last year.
No Peace in Burma. In eastern Kachin state, a battle took place between KIA’s 7th Battalion troops and Burmese army troops at Shara Rum post in Sumprabum Township on Jan 16 at 5 pm. The battle lasted for about an hour.
More than 688,000 Muslim Rohingya and a few hundred Hindu Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since Aug. 25 last year after the Myanmar military cracked down in the northern part of Rakhine state, amid witness reports of killings, looting and rape, in response to militant attacks on security forces.
Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) position statement was based on previous complaints by local Karen National Union (KNU) authorities over violations of the National Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) by the Myanmar Army…
Renewed civil war between the Kachin Independence Army and Burmese Army that began in June 2011 continues to drag on across Kachin and northern Shan states in 2018 as the sound of New Year’s celebrations often mixed with the sound of guns and artillery fire.
“Villagers and members of the security forces have confessed that they committed murder,” the military said in a statement. It was a rare admission of wrongdoing by the Myanmar military during its operations in the western state of Rakhine.
Burma – Karen fighting Karen – Peace?:Maj. Naing Maung Zaw from Border Guard Force (BGF) confirmed to Mizzima that combined troops of Karen National Union (KNU) and BGF were fighting fiercely against the Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (DKBA), in Hlaingbwe Township, Karen State.