Day: May 2, 2011
“Burma Soldier”- exclusive screening of the film 22 June 2011-UK-Great britain and Brighton Festial 2011
Date: Wed 22 June 2011
Burma Soldier provides a rare glimpse of a brutal dictatorship seen through the eyes of a courageous former soldier who, quite literally swapped sides. He reaches out to the military asking them to examine their responsibilities as soldiers and to reflect on their duty to protect of the people that make up the nation they are sworn to serve.
The exclusive screening of the film will be followed by a discussion with Amnesty Internationals’ Burma Campaign Manager Verity Coyle. The event is free, but please ensure you book to reserve a place.
|Event venue||Human Rights Action Centre|
|Price||Free of charge|
WAR:(SSA) North issued statement on 23 April denying the killings of teachers in Pahsa
2 May 2011
Embattled Shan State Army (SSA) North issued statement on 23 April denying the killings of teachers in Pahsa, Tangyan township, and Pukha Zay-an, Lashio township, as well as 4 Lahu villagers in WanLoi, Tangyan township, as charged by the Burma Army. (SHAN)
WAR:Shan State Army (SSA) North ambushes Burma Army column at Namlap, Tangyan township.
30 April 2011
Shan State Army (SSA) North ambushes Burma Army column at Namlap, Tangyan township. Many casualties on the Burma Army side. Since 27 April, there have been 4 clashes: 2 in Hsipaw township and another 2 in Tangyan township. (SHAN)