While the implementation of the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) has been halted for years due to the widespread environmental and social problems posed by the project, 36 civil society organizations released a statement on….
U.S. Lawmakers are demanding Myanmar’s exclusion from U.S.-led military exercises in neighboring Thailand next week amid pressure for more American sanctions in response to atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
Thousands of Myitkyina (capital city of Kachin State, Burma) residents poured into the streets on Monday to protest against Burmese military’s airstrikes, bombings, holding hostages and using civilians as human shields in the Kachin region.
Kachin State, Burma: About 800 civilians over the age of 50 were allowed to leave the area besieged by Burmese army troops but over 2000 local villagers and migrant workers are still being trapped in Danai Township, reported an aid worker.