Kachin State, Burma
26 December 2012
Note: This report was written in late December 2012, but is being sent now on 6 January 2013. We apologize for the delay.
This report contains a graphic image of an injury from a landmine explosion.
On 13 December 2012, Burma Army troops opened a new offensive against the Kachin in [...]
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FBR Report: Situation update of Kachin State as of 3 January 2013
3 January, 2013
31 Dec, 2012 at;12:45 pm the Burma military uses two Fighter jets – shooting machine guns, dropping bombs and using chemical munitions (possibly HC CS – or some form of tear gas/riot agent – we are not sure [...]
FBR Report: Kachin State, Burma – 29 December 2012
Dear friends, here are photos just received this morning from our FBR teams in Kachin State. They show Burma Air Force jets and MI24 attack helicopters attacking the Kachin in Kachin State, northern Burma. At 08:00 hrs this morning, 29 December, Burma Air Force jets attacked Kachin (Kachin [...]
4 December 2012
Karen State, Burma
To our dear friends and supporters,
Many transitions have taken place in Burma 2012. On 12 January 2012, Karen State signed a ceasefire with the Burma Army, and in the following months, many other ethnic states followed suit. However, Burma is still far from being a country of justice [...]
From FBR’s Jungle School of Medicine-Kawthoolei, Karen State
On 17-29 September 2012, the Free Burma Rangers’ Jungle School of Medicine Kawthoolei (JSMK) staff, consultants and some students participated in a hands-on medical training to learn about newborn resuscitation protocols as well as basic X-ray and ultrasound imaging procedures. They were joined [...]
ALTSEAN-Burma has released a briefer titled “Burma’s Parliament: Fundamental reforms still blocked.”
Burma’s Parliament – Fundamental Reforms Still Blocked
From 4 July to 7 September, Burma’s Parliament held its fourth session. Despite efforts by some opposition MPs, regime officials and USDP MPs continued to block fundamental legislative reforms, including the repeal of existing oppressive laws [...]
Shan State, Burma
13 September, 2012
This is one of a series of profiles and stories of FBR ethnic team leaders.
This is the story of many answers to prayer, and God’s working in one man’s life. Sai Nawng is married and his first child is on the way; he is the coordinator for all [...]
Free Burma Rangers Report — Karen State, Burma
In This Report:
Mu Traw District: Fighting continues between KNLA and BGF forces, Burma Army still using forced labor
Taw Oo (Toungoo) District and Mergui/Tavoy District (Tenasserim Division): Burma Army troops still force local villagers to supply their troops, and have continued resupplying food, supplies and ammunition
Karen State, Burma 26 August, 2012
In the below mentioned areas of Karen State and Shan State, the Burma Government has signed ceasefire agreements with the governing bodies. On 12 January 2012, the Burma Government signed preliminary agreements with the Karen National Union (KNU- Pro-democracy ethnic resistance ) paving [...]
To strengthen inter-agency coordination, TBBC and the Myanmar Information Management Unit (MIMU) have mapped organisational reach in South East Burma/Myanmar for the education, health care and livelihoods support sectors.
Information collected by MIMU from agencies registered with the Government of the Union of Myanmar has been combined with information collected by [...]
Kachin State, Burma 13 July, 2012
12 New Teams Graduate from Relief Team Training
Good Life Club Mission Report
First Run for Relief held in Kachin State
Kachin State Leadership and Relief Team Training – 12 New Relief Teams Graduate
12 New FBR teams graduate in Kachin State
On 22 May 2012, 12 new teams graduated from [...]
Please find attached the June 2012 issue of ALTSEAN Burma Bulletin.
June 2012 Burma Bulletin
The Burma Bulletin is a short month in review of events in Burma, particularly those of interest to the democracy movement and human rights activists.
In the June 2012 issue you will find:
* Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s [...]
FBR REPORT: Kachin State, Burma 12 June, 2012
The first version of this report omitted an important picture showing evidence of chemical weapons being used by the Burma Army against the Kachin people.
Thank you so for all your love and support. We are [...]
ALTSEAN-Burma has released an update of “Unrest in Burma’s Arakan State: A chronology of events.”
Unrest in Burma’s Arakan State – A Chronology of Events – Updated
* 62 people have died as a result of the unrest in Arakan State from 28 May to 21 June.
* Over 2,000 buildings, including seven mosques and [...]
Kachin State, Burma
Thank you so for all your love and support. We are now on a relief mission in Kachin State, Northern Burma and here there is no ceasefire. During the training of the new teams, we could hear shells explode as the Burma Army shelled villages [...]
Attached you should find the latest TBBC eLetter, Volume 17, for June, 2012. If not attached you can download it from http://www.tbbc.org/announcements/2012-06-eletter-17.pdf
This and previous e-letters can be downloaded from http://www.tbbc.org/announcements/e-letter.htm
ALTSEAN-Burma has released a briefer titled “Unrest in Burma’s Arakan State: A chronology of events.”
Unrest in Burmas Arakan State – A Chronology of Events
The rape and murder of a 27-year-old Buddhist Rakhine woman and the murder of 10 Muslim pilgrims triggered deadly sectarian clashes between Buddhist and Muslims in Arakan State starting on [...]
ALTSEAN-Burma has released a briefer titled “The war in Kachin State: A year of more displacement and human rights abuses.”
The War in Kachin State – A Year of More Displacement and Human Rights Abuses
In the past year, the Tatmadaw has deployed nearly 25% of its battalions to Kachin State, escalating its war with [...]