October 15th, 2015
Shan Community Based Organisations (CBOs) are gravely concerned at the current offensive by Naypyidaw troops against Shan ceasefire territories in four townships of central Shan State, which has displaced over 1,500 villagers so far.
On October 6, 2015, the Burma Army launched a large-scale offensive on territories of the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) in Mong Su and Mong Nawng townships....
September 28th, 2015
On September 12, 2015, about 100 Burmese government troops attacked Nawng Pa Deb village in Mong Pawn township, southern Shan State. They fired shells indiscriminately into the village, injuring four men and two women; one of the men later died from his wounds....
August 17th, 2015
The South Kordofan Blue Nile Coordination Unit (SKBN CU) has ‘collected enough information to prove that a humanitarian catastrophe is unfolding for more than 50,000 persons isolated in pocket of SPLM-N control in SK and BN cut off from the rest of their territory.
June 9th, 2015
Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) have a released a statement on the 4th anniversary of the renewal of conflict in Kachin areas following the breaking of a 17-year-old ceasefire by the Burmese Government.
As conflict has worsened in 2015, KWAT are calling for support from the international community by releasing this statement:
“The international community must start pressuring the Burmese government to stop its attacks against ethnic people.
February 5th, 2015
We are shocked to learn that Sudanese Foreign Minister Ali Ahmed Karti has been invited to attend this morning’s National Prayer Breakfast (5th
February), which is commemorating the 100th
anniversary of the Armenian genocide. The event will bring together guests from 5...
August 30th, 2013
The British Parliament was recalled yesterday for an urgent discussion on the possibility of a military response to developments in Syria. Baroness Cox joined the debate, arguing that a military intervention could unleash even more suffering for the Syrian people....
February 28th, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, London, Washington, Canberra
• A decade on from the start of the mass atrocities in Darfur a coalition of politicians from three continents have called for urgent action to address the humanitarian crisis in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile
• The Sudanese government is accused of intensifying indiscriminate bombings against rebel-held areas
• Over a million people have been displaced or severely affected by violence and independent experts warn of man-made famine by April
• Meanwhile, the decade-long conflict in Darfur continues, with 1.4 million living in camps and 3.5 million relying on food aid....