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Angelina Jolie meets garment workers in Myanma...
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Angelina Jolie meets garment workers in Myanma...

UNHCR special envoy AngelinaJoliePitt and her son Pax visit Jam Mai Kaung IDP camp in Myitkyina capital city of Kachin state, Myanmar, on July 30, 2015. Yangon: Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie met women garment workers in Myanmar on Saturday with ... Qatar Peninsula, 1 month ago
Angelina visits Kachin IDPs DVB, 1 month ago

Burma Releases Almost 7,000 Prisoners in Holiday Pardon

Reuters Chinese nationals, who were jailed for illegal logging, walk out of Myitkyina prison after being released during an amnesty in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, north of Burma, July 30, 2015 Among them, Chinese loggers, former ...
 Time1 month ago Myanmar pardons Chinese loggers among nearly 7,000 prisoners  Ecns.cn1 month ago Freeing of Chinese loggers riles Myanmar citizens  Yahoo! Singapore1 month ago Political prisoners, Chinese loggers among thousands freed in Myanmar amnesty  Investing.com1 month ago

Glacial floods threaten Myitkyina: expert

Celebrated Burmese weather expert Tun Lwin has warned that the Kachin state capital of Myitkyina could be directly hit at any time by mass flooding and landslides caused by melting Himalayan glaciers. High precipitation, combined with the melting ...
 DVB1 week ago Myanmar frees thousands of prisoners, including 210 foreigners: official  Times Live South Africa1 month ago The Dangers of Chinese Interference in Illegal Logging Case  Irrawaddy1 month ago China Incensed over Life Sentences for Kachin State Loggers  Irrawaddy1 month ago

Army Restrictions Leave Kachin Refugees Without Aid

Residents at an internally displaced persons camp located in Myitkyina's Manhkring quarter, in June this year. (Photo: Seamus Martov / The Irrawaddy) MYITKYINA — A group of more than 1,400 civilians displaced by recent fighting in Kachin ...
 Irrawaddy1 week ago Myanmar aid groups call for help for displaced civilians  UCAN India1 month ago Kachin Party Leader: We Work for the State's People, Not Just One Race  Irrawaddy1 month ago Kachin villagers flee clashes  Myanmar Times1 month ago

Life imprisonment for Chinese loggers in Kachin

Myitkyina township court on Wednesday handed lengthy prison terms to 155 Chinese nationals charged with illegal logging earlier this year. Some of the Chinese nationals at the time of their arrest for logging in Kachin State. (PHOTO: MOI) Khin ...
 DVB1 month ago Editorial: Harsh sentence on Chinese loggers unfair  Global Times1 month ago Harsh sentence on Chinese loggers unfair month ago
National Catholic Reporter

U.S. bishop finds ethnic minorities in Myanmar struggle on many fronts

Displaced members of Myanmar's After visiting the camp in the Myitkyina Diocese in northern Myanmar Aug. 6, Auxiliary Bishop Eusebio Elizondo of Seattle told people asked for better health care services and education for their children. "The ...
 National Catholic Reporter3 weeks ago
The Catholic Weekly

Ethnic minorities and the struggle in Myanmar

Ethnic Kachin refugees gather on 31 July at a camp in Myitkyina, Myanmar. Photo: CNS/Soe Zeya Tun, Reuters Displaced members of Myanmar's Kachin ethnic minority are struggling with being away from their homes and the limited services ...
 The Catholic Weekly3 weeks ago
MSN Philippines

Angelina Jolie Visits Displaced People In Myanmar's Kachin State

UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt travelled to Myitkyina township in Kachin State on Thursday, where over 100,000 people have been displaced since a cease-fire agreement between the Myanmar armed forces and ethnic armed groups broke down in ...
 Look to the Stars4 weeks ago Angelina Jolie meets refugees during her visit to Kachin State  Mizzima News1 month ago UNHCR Special Envoy Angelina Jolie Pitt visits displaced people in Myanmar's Kachin State  PressReleasePoint1 month ago Angelina Jolie urges justice for Myanmar's sexual violence victims  MSN Philippines1 month ago

Chin State town submerged by mudslide

The village of Tuikhingzang in Tonzang Township, Chin State, was struck by mudslides at about 3am on Friday. Tuikhingzang submerged in mud, 28 Aug 15 (PHOTO: Sang Uk Cung; courtesy of Chinland Guardian) Ngun Lal, a Chin resident in Kale, ...
 DVB6 hours ago

Flood-hit HIV patients blocked from medication

people that remain severely affected by flooding and landslides that hit Burma in July and August include thousands of HIV/AIDs patients who have now lost access to antiretroviral therapy, according to an NGO suppling the medication. Myanmar ...
 DVB6 days ago
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