Thursday, 18 March 2010

taifreedom News

Burmese Army detains eight KIA soldiers
Wednesday, 17 March 2010 19:14

The Burmese Army in Kachin state detained eight soldiers of the Kachin Independent Army (KIA) in the midst of mounting tension as chances of a confrontation with the ruling junta mounts, said sources close to the ethnic armed group.

Human Right Violations in Shan State
Wednesday, 17 March 2010 11:10

On December 23, 2009, Burmese soldiers from IB 510 shot the villagers of Wan Nam Tao village, Murng Ywan tract, Murng Kern Township who were working at paddy filed of Wan Nam Kway village. It left 5 villagers injured and 5 horses were lost.

20 Burmese Troops Killed, 8 Injured in SSA’s Ambush
Tuesday, 16 March 2010 15:00

Shan State Army (SSA) laid an ambush on a joint Burmese column in Nam Zarn Township which left 20 dead Burmese troops and 8 were wounded. SSA seized a large amount of arms and ammunitions.


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Election views blocked in Burmese media

Only election opinions that fall within the government's censor board guidelines are permitted for publishing, newspaper editors complain
‘We’ve fallen for the generals’ tricks’ thumbnail

‘We’ve fallen for the generals’ tricks’

The international community is desperate to believe the lies of Burma's rulers, so in the coming weeks expect more so-called concessions from Naypyidaw
Burma a gateway for wildlife trade to China thumbnail

Burma a gateway for wildlife trade to China

Soaring demand for rare animal parts in China has created an 'invisible' wildlife black market in Burma, with cross-border transactions now moving to the internet