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Mantong Residents send Letter to Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief

Local Ta’ang and Kachin residents, from Pankhataung and Man Kang villages, sent a letter to Min Aung Hlain the current Tatmadaw Commander-in-Chief of Burma, in Nayphyitaw on October 2nd 2013 in order to try to get back their lands which were confisca...

Burmese army order the destruction of anti-drug signboards

During a meeting held on October 1st 2013, Kyaw Zeya, Major of Infantry Battalion -130 which is based in Mantong, commanded that the Mantong Administrator Groups to get rid ofall the signboards that were erected by the Ta’ang National Liberation A...

Burmese Army cause unwarranted damage to Mantong Militia Camp

Burmese Captain Kyaw Swai Thoo Wun and Captain Kyaw Zeya from InfantryBattalion -130 and his troops occupied and then destroyed a local Militia Camp in Mantong at 10:30pm on September 29th 2013.

Commander-in-chief of Kyauk Mae Sakakha (Military Operation Command) arbitrarily arrest 3 civillians

The commander in chief of Kyauk Mae Sakakha (Military Operation Command), based temporarily in Namhsan township in Palaung Self-administered Zone, detained Ko Htun Tin, Ma Soe Lay and Ma Khin Lay from Man Lael village without reason, at around 4 pm i...

Government’s troops seize the rations and cooking utensils of the villagers

The government’s tropps – Battalions 144, 130 and 501 – looted the rice and cooking utnesils from villagers of the Hta Kyae village, Nah Aww village tract in Manton township, which is in the Palaung Self-administered Zone in the afternoon of November...

Update of human right violations by the Burma Army during offensives in Palaung areas

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Since January 2013, Burmese government troops have been carrying out military offensives in Palaung areas against the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N), Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).

Last Updated ( Monday, 06 May 2013 10:16 ) Read more...
 

The Burmese government must immediately end human rights violations, including violence against women, in Palaung areas

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During the past four months, the Burmese Army has been carrying out fierce military offensives in Palaung areas against the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N), Kachin Independence Army (KIA) and Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).

Last Updated ( Monday, 06 May 2013 10:02 ) Read more...
 

Press Release Excluded: Burma’s Ethnic Nationalities on the Margins of Democracy and Development

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The Students and Youth Congress of Burma (SYCB) and Nationalities Youth Forum (NY-Forum) have released a new report entitled “Excluded: Burma’s Ethnic Nationalities on the Margins of Democracy and Development.” The report documents evidence that ethnic nationalities directly affected by development projects in Burma are systematically denied their right to free, prior, and informed consent (FPIC), and are forced to bear the brunt of these projects.

Massive development projects, such as the Shwe Gas Project and the Tavoy Industrial Zone, across the country are forging ahead with next to no consultation of hundreds of thousands directly impacted people. “Our evidence shows that every development project surveyed had some incidences of human rights abuses, including forced evictions, land confiscations, and forced labor,”

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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 12 December 2012 04:15 ) Read more...
 

Pipeline Nightmare Statement

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The Ta’ang Students and Youth Organization (TSYO) released a report today called “Pipeline Nightmare” that illustrates how the Shwe Gas and Oil Pipeline project, which will transport oil and gas across Burma to China, has resulted in the confiscation of people’s lands, forced labor, and increased military presence along the pipeline, affecting thousands of people.

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Last Updated ( Wednesday, 07 November 2012 13:00 ) Read more...
 

63% of Families Lose Land and Livelihoods to Destructive Development and Land Grabs in the Ta’ang area

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A new report released by Ta’ang Students and Youth Organization (TSYO) estimates that 63% of farming families have lost their land to confiscation by the Burmese military and their cronies. Despite much-publicized political “reforms” in the country, the authorities have refused to stop land confiscation, causing more threats to families’ livelihoods and food security.

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