Topics limited at upcoming CSO peace forum

Topics on the table at the upcoming civil society forum – an element of the peace process aimed at involving grassroots organizations – have been further limited, while the meeting has also been truncated to just two days.

Chin State to hold national-level dialogue in Htantlang

After a slight delay, and a spat of political jousting between a Chin party and the government, the Chin State national-level political dialogue is set to kick off in Htantlang township, with a tentative start date next week.

Second 21st Panglong Conference postponed

Pa-O National Liberation Organization (PNLO) patron Col. Khun Okkar confirmed to Mizzima the postponement of second 21st Panglong Conference scheduled to be held at the end of this month.

Keeping the Language Alive – Pwo Karen Literacy Advocate Presented with the 2016 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award

Sa Thu Hlaing Win, a Western Pwo Karen literacy advocate from the Irrawaddy delta region is the winner of the 2016 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award. Sa Thu Hlaing Win (also known as Sa Khant Thu Hlaing), was presented with the award at the 9th memorial service of Padoh Mahn Sha Lah Phan that was held at Taw Gyaung village, Patanaw Township in the Irrawaddy region on February 14, 2017.

Padoh Mahn Sha Assassinated in 2008… His Words, His Legacy Survive

In the weeks before he was murdered in February 2008, the Karen leader, Padoh Mahn Sha Lah Phan, in an interview with Phil Thornton, spoke about the importance of unity and why the ethnic struggle would survive the opportunistic greed of those prepared to “sell out the Karen revolution.”

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