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Burma Army provokes fighting with Shan NCA signatory, shells civilian areas

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10 12 2016 Villagers sheltering at temple in Tong LaoUpdate by the Shan Human Rights Foundation

October 12, 2016

Burma Army provokes fighting with Shan NCA signatory, shells civilian areas, displacing 2,000 in Mong Kung

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New film: Shan State’s unique “Thousand Islands” under threat from Salween dam plans

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Press release by Action for Shan State Rivers

September 28, 2016

New film: Shan State’s unique “Thousand Islands” under threat from Salween dam plans

A new documentary film launched today reveals the unique natural beauty of the “Thousand Island” area along the Pang River tributary of the Salween, currently threatened by plans to build the giant Mong Ton dam in southern Shan State.

The film, “Drowning a Thousand Islands,” takes viewers into the remote Kunhing area of c

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Latest Burma Army attack on strategic SSPP/SSA mountain base stokes fears of major war escalation

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Latest Burma Army attack on strategic SSPP/SSA mountain base stokes fears of major war escalation and new displacement in central Shan State

09 08 2016 Burmese SoldiersSHRF strongly condemns the recent Burma Army attack on a strategic mountain base of the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army (SSPP/SSA) in Tangyan township, causing about 100 villagers to flee their homes, and stoking fears of significant war escalation and new displacement.

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