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Political Monitor 25 - 24 October 2014

Beyond Ceasefires Initiative - Summary of First Peace Symposium: Ceasefires and Beyond – Lessons from Comparative Peace Processes (Burmese)14 October 2014

'Silent Offensive', Burmese military strategies fuelling Kachin drug crisis - New report by Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) - 10 October 2014

KNU & the UNFC - EBO Briefing Paper - 23 September 2014
>> VIDEO on KNU & the UNFC - Presentation by Harn Yawnghwe (in Burmese) - Powerpoint presentation (in English)

News

Obama asked to ‘just say their name’
From Democratic Voice of Burma - Oct. 30, 2014, 12:10 p.m.

Gen Paiboon to visit Myanmar Friday
From Bangkok Post - Oct. 30, 2014, 12:05 p.m.

MP proposes another electoral system as NLD opposition firms
From Myanmar Times - Oct. 30, 2014, 12:05 p.m.

Conflict areas to get K280 billion for development, says minister
From Mizzima - Oct. 30, 2014, noon

KAF Inaugural Meeting Kicks Off
From Independent Mon News Agency - Oct. 30, 2014, noon

Activists: Burma Govt Clinging to Political Prisoners
From AP/Irrawaddy - Oct. 30, 2014, 11:10 a.m.

UK foreign minister ‘sticks head in the sand’ over Myanmar rights: NGO
From Mizzima - Oct. 30, 2014, 11:05 a.m.

Rakhine State chase down fleeing Rohingya
From Mizzima - Oct. 30, 2014, 11 a.m.

'Caught between a hammer and an anvil': Myanmar's Rohingya 'internment camps'
From CNN - Oct. 30, 2014, 7:27 a.m.

Karen Leadership Puts Problems on Hold
From Irrawaddy - Oct. 29, 2014, 10 p.m.

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