Tuesday, October 23, 2012

2012 Oct 22 UMM discussing on space available for organzing

2012 Oct 22 Hon Bill Shorten Ged Kearny and UMM

2012 Oct 22 Group briefing at Australian club Ygn

Entire population of Kachin village flees after Burma army moves in

Intimidation and threats of violence from Burma government troops forced 
the entire of population of Nam Si In village in western Kachin state 
to flee over the weekend, according to villagers who recently escaped.

KIO peace talks on hold for now

The Myanmar Times newspaper reported on Monday that the next round 
of proposed peace talks between Burma's government and the Kachin 
Independence Organization (KIO) will not go ahead because of a 
disagreement over who the KIO would be negotiating with. 
The KIO is said to have rejected a suggested

People threatened with legal action to shun ceasefire rebels

Monday, 22 October 2012 17:58 S.H.A.N.

People in Laikha township, Shan State South, where the Shan State Army (SSA) 
‘South’ is active, has been warned by military authorities to steer clear of the SSA 
or face the notorious Section 17-1 (unlawful association), according to local sources.

Rule of Law committee receiving complaints

Monday, 22 October 2012 14:34 Mizzima News
The Lower House committee for the Rule of Law and Stability has received 
more than 1,700 complaint letters seeking help, according to an article 
on the Elevennews website on Sunday.

Thai police capture large drug haul

Monday, 22 October 2012 14:20 Mizzima News
Up to 1.3 million speed pills were seized from suspected drug runners 
with connections in Burma, Thai authorities said.

Only Sickest HIV Patients in Burma Get Drugs


RANGOON—Thein Aung has been trained not to show weakness, but he’s convinced 
no soldier is strong enough for this.