A rights group, Shan Women’s Action Network (SWAN) demands to end the ongoing conflicts between Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA); and Burma army withdraw all units reinforced during the conflicts in March as committing atrocities, abuses and rapes against women and children continue.
The BBC on Sunday ran a report accompanied by a video—much of which they say was acquired from police in Meiktila—that shows the brutal killing of at least two people at the hands of a vicious mob which included Buddhist monks.
Myanmar authorities and members of various Rakhine Buddhist groups are accused by US-based Human Rights Watch of committing crimes against humanity in a campaign of “ethnic cleansing” against Rohingya Muslims.
Myanma Port Authority announced on Monday that it will build 14 more jetties at Yangon Port in addition to the 18 existing ones, a move that will effectively double freight handling, the state-run New Light of Myanmar reported on Monday.
An Irish veteran of several foreign adventures said that he will travel 10,000 kilometers by bicycle from Ireland to Myanmar for charity, part of which will go to the Karen Refugee Committee Education Entity (KRCEE) based in Mae Sot at the Thai-Myanmar border.
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