Army Returns Confiscated Land

Government Artillery Battalion 360 returned 105 acres of land confiscated in 2001 from a religious group and farmers in Daw-Sae Village, Demawso Township. Karenni State on 23rd January.

Twelve Men Sentenced for Arson in Thandwe

Twelve men were sentenced to two years imprisonment with hard labour for burning down 39 houses in Thabyu-Chai Village, Thandwe Township, Arakan State on 1st October 2013.

Media Talk of Refugee Repatriation Is Wrong

Media reports this week that talks between the Burma and the Thai governments focused on repatriation of refugees sent fear and rumours through the nine refugee camps on the border between the two countries.

CNF Calls for NCA to Be Signed Soon

The Chin National Front (CNF) has called for the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) between the government and ethnic armed groups to be signed as soon as possible in a statement issued on 30th January.

Authorities to Allow Hakha Cross

The Chin State Government has allowed the Hakha Christian Ministry Fellowship (HCMF) to apply to change the land use registration for the plot of land on which they built the Hakha Cross.

KNU Leader Calls for Unity on Karen Resistance Day Ceremony

Karen people made their annual pilgrimage to the Karen National Liberation Army 7th Brigade’s headquarter in Hpa-an district to commemorate the 66th Anniversary of the beginning of its resistance against the former Burma military regime.

Sea Water Destroys 400 acres of Paddy Fields

Over 40 farmers are facing difficulties in paying back government loans after seawater destroyed over 400 acres of paddy fields in Sar-Pyin Village in Pauk Taw Township, Arakan State.

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