Yawdserk offers assistance for peace in the Triangle

A month after the brutal killing of 13 Chinese crewmen took place in the Golden Triangle, where Burma, Laos and Thailand meet, Lt-Gen Yawdserk, leader of the Shan State Army (SSA) ‘South’, that operates in Shan State East, has offered to lend a hand in the long term solution of the maritime security issue on the Mekong.

 

Lt-Gen Yawdserk (Photo: S.H.A.N.)

“Security on the Mekong rests upon law and order in the three Triangle countries,” he told SHAN during a telephone interview. “If one looks carefully, it is not hard to find that the Burmese side is the weakest link due to instability since Independence (in 1948).”

 

The failure of successive Burmese rulers to honor the 1947 Panglong Agreement which guarantees self rule, democracy and human rights and their refusal to back off from the military solution, he said, had left no choice for the people of Shan State but to engage in an armed struggle. “What happened in the Golden Triangle (on 5 October) was the consequence of the resulting anarchy,” he explained.

President Thein Sein, the head of the new government, had called for peace talks with the armed movement on 18 August 2011. So far it has achieved success with three of the groups: United Wa State Army (6 September), National Democratic Alliance Army (7 September) and Democratic Karen Buddhist Army (3 November).

It has however yet to meet the leaders of the SSA, whose troops are active in Mongyawng township, north of the Golden Triangle.

Arrangements are still in process before the two sides meet, according to inside sources.

“If both sides can reach a mutually acceptable political agreement, it will pave the way for end to anarchy in the area,” he predicted.

China has bought 5 ships that will be refitted for the patrolling of the Mekong, according to Bangkok Post, 10 November issue, quoting a Chinese Ship-owners Association. Beijing however has said the plan needs to be discussed with its downstream neighbors first.

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Burma Army sends reinforcements to secure Tavoy-Kanchanaburi road construction

Following a ban placed by the Karen National Union on the Italian-Thai Development Company’s Kanchanaburi-Tavoy road construction, the Burma Army have responded by reinforcing their troop numbers by sending six more battalions to the area.

According to an unnamed KNU source based in the area, Burma Army reinforcements started to arrive on October 11.

The KNU source estimated that there are of now a total of eight battalions, deployed from Kwe Waw Wa (Ain Wai) to the Thai border (Mae Tha Mee Hkee) to protect and to allow the road construction to go ahead.

The eight battalions are under the command of Colonel Hein Zaw Latt who is in charge of Tactical Operation Command 2 and 3 from Operation Command 13.

In September this year the KNU requested the Italian-Thai Development Company to stop construction on the Kanchanaburi-Tavoy road after villagers and environment groups complained that the project would have a huge impact on the environment and would cause the forced eviction of thousands of civilians.

The 160-kilometer highway is part of the mega Tavoy Development Project, estimated to be worth more than US$60 billion. The project includes a deep-sea port, a giant industrial zone, roads, railways, hydro-dams, transmission lines and oil and gas pipelines. The Burmese military government awarded the project to the Italian-Thai Development Company.

The KNU, general secretary, Naw Zipporah Sein told Karen News.

“We [KNU] have to defend ourselves from attacks by the Burma Army.” Continue reading “Burma Army sends reinforcements to secure Tavoy-Kanchanaburi road construction”

Maggot Harn Yawnghwe sele out the people and movement

Dear all,

I feel so stressful and cannot write any thing to present you my opinion on current situation. at the same time hotmail server block my me acount , which is my primary email account and so i lost mant document and contact with it. So I use this account temporily. Harn led oppotunist gang are exposed their true colour to make profit over our people movement by lepping boot of army generals in these days. to appease ruling junta of satanic generals, they trying to bring all political credible infrastructures from exile and border to inside when their plan to surrender. I wrote about about Harn’s evil design of sale out the people and movement in last year. I found that today activities of Harn and his oppotunist gang proved my view in that article and still relevent. So i re-present you that old article about Harn.

Sincerely,
Kyaw Than

ကေနဒါေရာက္ ျမန္မာလူငယ္မ်ား စစ္ေျပးဒုကၡသည္တို႔အား ေရဒီယိုမ်ား ေပးေ၀

ထိုင္း-ျမန္မာနယ္စပ္မွ စစ္ေျပးဒုကၡသည္မ်ားႏွင့္ ျပည္တြင္း အိုင္ဒီပီ (ျပည္တြင္း ေနရပ္ စြန္႔ခြာေရႊ႕ေျပာင္းရသူ) ေဒသတြင္ ပုန္းေအာင္းေနၾကေသာ ဒုကၡသည္မ်ားအား ကေနဒါ အေျခစိုက္ ျမန္မာအဖြဲ႔အစည္း တခု ျဖစ္သည့္ Link အဖြဲ႔မွ ေရဒီယိုမ်ား လိုက္လံေပးေ၀ေနသည္။

ယခုလို ေရဒီယိုမ်ား ကူညီေပးမွသာ ၿမိဳ႕ႏွင့္ အလွမ္းေ၀းၿပီး ေတာက်သည့္ ေနရာတြင္ ေနထိုင္ၾကရေသာ ဒုကၡသည္မ်ား အေနျဖင့္ ျပင္ပ ဗဟုသုတမ်ား လက္ခံရရွိႏိုင္မည္ ျဖစ္သည္ဟု Link အဖြဲ႔မွ ေမာ္တူမယ္က ေျပာသည္။

 

နအဖစစ္တပ္မ်ား

ေရဒီယို လက္ခံရရိွေသာ ကရင္နီဒုကၡသည္ အမွတ္ ၂ စခန္းမွ ဒုကၡသည္ တဦးက ေရဒီယိုကို ဖြင့္ၾကည့္နားေထာင္ေနစဥ္ (ဓါတ္ပုံ-ေကတီ)

“သူတုိ႔ သတင္းေလးေတြ နားေထာင္ၾကမယ္ဆုိေတာ့ ဘယ္လုိပဲျဖစ္ျဖစ္ ျပင္ပေလာကနဲ႔ အဆက္အသြယ္ ရွိဖုိ႔ အဲဒါ အဓိက အခ်က္ တခ်က္ေပါ့” ဟု ၎က ေျပာသည္။

ကရင္နီ ဒုကၡသည္ အမွတ္ ၁ စခန္းတြင္ ေရဒီယို အလံုး ၅၀၊ ကရင္နီ အမွတ္ ၂ စခန္းတြင္ ၅၆ လံုး၊ ရွမ္း အုိင္ဒီပီေဒသ ၅၀ လံုး၊ ကရင္ news generation school ၅၀ လံုးႏွင့္Burma Ranger မွ အလံုး ၅၀ ျဖင့္ ၿပီးခဲ့သည့္ ဇူလိုင္လမွ စ၍ Link အဖြဲ႔မွ စတင္ေပးေ၀ခဲ့သည္။

“ဒုကၡသည္မွာ ေနတယ္ဆုိေတာ့ ဗဟုသုတေတြ မရွိဘူး။ ဒီေရဒီယုိေလးနဲ႔ အသက္ရွင္ႏုိင္ရင္ ကမၻာမွာ ဘာေတြ ျဖစ္ပ်က္လဲဆုိတာ သိရတယ္။ အဲဒီအခ်က္ေၾကာင့္ ဒီေရဒီယုိေလးကို ရတာ အရမ္း၀မ္းသာတယ္။ ေရဒီယုိေပးတဲ့ Link အဖြဲ႔ကို ေက်းဇူးတင္တယ္” ဟု ေရဒီယို လက္ခံရရွိသူ ကရင္နီဒုကၡသည္ အမွတ္၂ စခန္းမွ ေနရိုင္းက ေျပာသည္။

Link အဖြဲ႔မွ ေ၀ေပးသည့္ ေရဒီယုိ အားလံုးေပါင္း ၃၀၀ ခန္႔ ရွိၿပီး ၿပီးခဲ့သည့္ ၂၀၀၈ ခုႏွစ္တြင္လည္း Link အဖြဲ႔မွ ကရင္နီဒုကၡသည္ ေက်ာင္းသားမ်ားကိုလည္း ေရဒီယို ၁၂၈ လံုး ေပးေ၀ခဲ့ဖူးသည္။

“ေနာက္ပိုင္းလည္း တျခား သတင္းအခ်က္အလက္ ေ၀မွ်ျခင္း အစီအစဥ္ေတြ လုပ္ဖုိ႔ ရွိေသးတယ္” ဟု ေမာ္တူမယ္က ေျပာသည္။

ကေနဒါ အေျခစိုက္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္င္ငံမွ လူငယ္ ၃၀ ဦးခန္႔ စုေပါင္း အလွဴေငြ ထည့္ၿပီး အုိင္ဒီပီ ေဒသႏွင့္ ဒုကၡသည္စခန္းတြင္ ျပင္ပ ဗဟုသုတႏွင့္ သတင္းမ်ား နားေထာင္ရန္အတြက္ ေရဒီယိုမ်ား ေပးေ၀ျခင္း ျဖစ္သည္။ ktimes

ျမစ္ၾကီးနား ကက္သလစ္ ေက်ာင္း၀င္း မီးေလာင္၊ လူ ၃ ဦး ေဆးရုံပို႔ထား

 

rcchurch-oct25myenကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္ ျမိဳ႕ေတာ္ ျမစ္ၾကီးနားတြင္ ေအာက္တိုဘာ ၂၅၊ ယေန႔ ႐ိုမန္ကက္သလစ္ဘုရားေက်ာင္း တစ္ခုတြင္္ မီးေလာင္မႈျဖစ္ပြားရာ လူ ၃ ဦး အား ျမစ္ၾကီးနားေဆးရံုၾကီးသို႔ ပို႔ထားေၾကာင္း မ်က္ျမင္သက္ေသမ်ား ေျပာသည္။
ေအာင္နန္းရပ္ကြက္ အထက (၃) ေက်ာင္းအနီးရိွ စိန္႔ဂလုိ္ဘန္ ဘုရားေက်ာင္း၀င္းရိွ ႏွစ္ထပ္ ပ်ဥ္ေထာင္အိမ္တြင္ နံနက္ မိုးမလင္းခင္ ၃ နာရီတြင္ မီးစေလာင္ျခင္းျဖစ္သည္ဟု ျမိဳ႕ခံမ်ားေျပာသည္။

အစိုးရမီးတပ္ကား အကူအညီျဖင့္ ၅ နာရီတြင္ မီးၿငိမ္းသတ္ႏိုင္ေသာ္လည္း ႏွစ္ထပ္ပ်ဥ္ေထာင္အိမ္အေဆာင္မွာ ပ်က္စီးသြားေၾကာင္း သိရသည္။

မီး ဘယ္လို စတင္ေလာင္ကြ်မ္းလာျခင္း အေၾကာင္းရင္းကို ယခုခ်ိန္ထိ မသိရေသး ဟု ေဒသခံမ်ား ဆက္ဆိုသည္။

ၿပီးခဲ့သည့္ ဇြန္လမွ ကခ်င္ျပည္နယ္တြင္ ျမန္မာအစိုးရႏွင့္ KIO ၾကား ျပည္တြင္းစစ္စတင္လာခ်ိန္မွ ျမစ္ၾကီးနားျမိဳ႕တြင္း မီးေလာင္မႈျဖစ္ပြားလွ်င္ “ယခင္ကလို သံေခ်ာင္းေခါက္ အသိေပးျခင္း မျပဳလုပ္ဘဲ ဖုန္းျဖင့္သာ အေၾကာင္းၾကားရန္” အာဏာပိုင္မ်ား ညႊန္ၾကားထားသည္။ kng news

 

Armed group entered the construction camp of the AK Family Construction Company-Kidnappers demand one million kyat for each abductee’s freedom

October 24th, 2011

Min Thuta – An armed group that has kidnapped and is holding workers from a road construction company in Kamawet Village, Mudon Township, Mon State, has demanded one million kyat per person in order to release the abductees, a source close to the kidnapped workers said.

The kidnapping of the four construction workers occurred on 21 October. “One worker has been released, and they [the armed group] told him to announce one million kyat per worker would need to be paid for the others’ release. The other three still remain in the forest”, the anonymous source said.

The armed group entered the construction camp of the AK Family Construction Company, Ltd., which has the BOT contract for the Moulmein-Ye-Malae Taung road in southern Mon State, and kidnapped four workers just after 5 am on 21 October.

While entering the construction camp, members of the armed group burnt several vehicles and an office building while they were shooting, according to local residents.

The released worker was questioned at the Kamawet Police Station following his release.

According to a rubber plantation owner from Kamawet, “One armed group asked for money around the village before the Kamawet pagoda festival. Some plantation owners already paid.” The Kamawet pagoda festival was 18–20 October.

Similarly, one worker from AK Construction was kidnapped on 11 July by Nai Than Lwin’s armed group with the demand of 15 million kyat for his release. AK Construction Company received the contract to maintain and develop a 112-mile-long section of the Moulmein-Ye-Malae Taung road from the government on 16 March 2011.

AK Construction workers stopped their work on the road during the rainy season, but they still collected tax, said travelers.

The observers noted that these extortions and kidnappings are occurring since the break down of the ceasefire between the Burmese government and the New Mon State Party (NMSP).

An officer of the NMSP said that the Moulmein District office of the NMSP is still investigating the occurrence.

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