villagers from Goonshein Village in Kyaukphyu in Arakan State have said they
will stage a protest as the human excrements dumped by the China National
Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) have been badly affecting their village.
Karen Women Action Group, a community-based women’s group working out of
Rangoon gave its approval for the issues the Karen National Union raised in its
meeting with the government and its key ministers, including the president and
the head of the country’s army.
alliance of 23 exiled Kachin organizations on Thursday sent an open letter to
Burmese Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi criticizing her for her
silence on the issue of the conflict in Kachin State and resultant humanitarian
crises, and accusing her of sowing “confusion and distrust” by failing to speak