The displaced democratically elected government of Myanmar (Burma) has been calling for people to protest. Now they are forging an army.
Playlist - Burma’s Long War
The Kachin Independence Army report that they have shot down a Tatmadaw helicopter, a serious blow in the continued fighting.
Sources in Burma – beset by civil unrest – have alleged that the Myanmar Air Force is using Thai air space to hit Karen civilians.
The situation in Myanmar continues to look grim after the military coup on February 1st, with report that the army has murdered children.
Fears abound in Myanmar / Burma that the powerful military may unleash vicious counter-insurgency units on civilian protestors.
What is going on in Myanmar (Burma) and why is the military making it’s move now? A bit of information to explain what is happening.
The Kachin Independence Army has been heavily attacked by the Burma military since 2011. Despite this the KIA remains a formidable force.
The oldest of the Burmese Ethnic Armed Organisations (EAOs) the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) is the armed wing of the Karen National Union (KNU). A member of the Sino-Tibetan peoples, the Karen’s origins are difficult to trace, though scholars believe they...
This is the second in a series on the Ethnic Armed Organisations (EAOs) of the Civil Conflict in Burma (also known as Myanmar) and if you want know about the origins of the war see Part One. In a war that has lasted over seventy five years, the Arakan Army is the...
This is the first of a series on the Ethnic Armed Organisations – shortened to EAOs – of the Burma / Myanmar Civil War.
The seizure of FN-6 missiles from the TNLA raises worrying questions over MANPADS proliferation.
About This Playlist
The civil war in Myanmar/Burma is the world’s longest running civil war, between the government armed forces known as the Tatmadaw and the ethnic armed organizations (EAOs). The conflict dates back to pre-WWII days and shows no signs of resolution.