One hundred and twenty kilometres from Lashio, Burmese forces are bombing the positions of the Shan State Army-North in the town of Mongshu.
DVB speaks to IDPs in Man Wain Gyi camp, where because on ongoing fighting, they have all but given up hope of going home any time soon.
The United Nations refugee agency has released a report that coincides with World Refugee Day, that says there are now more refugees in the world than there were nearly 20[…]
A time lapse of Maijayang’s Pakahtawng camp in Kachin state. There are 2457 people living in the camp – the children are from northern Shan state and were sent to[…]
Rights group Amnesty International urges European Union to back UN commission of inquiry into abuses
Nearly 200 families told to leave homes as Burmese army relaunches its ‘four cuts’ strategy aimed at isolating insurgent groups
June 17, 2009 (DVB), Burma has the world's third largest population of stateless persons according to the UN refugee agency, while at the same time Burmese refugees were last year[…]
Rosalie SmithMay 27, 2009 (DVB), Government spending on healthcare in Burma ranks among the lowest in the world, eclipsed by the wealth of public money that lines the pockets of[…]