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28 August, 2013

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A woman working on her corn farm in Namtu township, northern Shan State, was wounded by shrapnel from a Burmese government mortar shell during fighting against the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N) on August 15, 2013. On finding her, the Burmese troops did not assist her, but arrested her husband, forcing him to abandon his injured wife and guide them for two days. 

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August 9, 2013

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Press release by Shan Community Based Organisations

Shan community groups fear signs of premature refugee repatriation

Shan community groups are concerned at signs that Burmese authorities are preparing to repatriate Shan refugees from a camp in northern Thailand, even though there is no guarantee for their safety.

Read more: August 9, 2013

July 02, 2013

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Media release from the Shan Human Rights Foundation

Burma Army shows contempt of Buddhism during latest attacks in Shan State

During attacks last week violating the ceasefire with the Shan State Army-North (SSA-N), the Burma Army shelled a Buddhist temple in central Shan State, displacing dozens of monks, and turned the temple into a military base.

Read more: July 02, 2013

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