Sadan provides the best reading ever offered of British colonial policy and practice and the impact that it had on Kachins
Summary: Robert Anderson pays a visit to Ravi Ramchandani, managing partner of bespoke tailor Kachins
The military in Myanmar has been attacking Kachin
villages, killing and raping Kachins
, and utilizing forced labor.
India, too, has reportedly registered discomfiture over a similar dilemma of endorsing the punitive action against the KIA but risking pushing the latter deeper into alliance with ethnic insurgent groups in its own troubled north-east or tacitly backing the Kachins
but compromising its effort to catch up with Chinas comprehensive and already well implemented relationship with Myanmar.
On Radio Beijing, Chinese academics have suggested that the main problem is that the Kachins
and other ethnic minorities are not getting their fair share of local revenues - or turning decades of struggle for recognition of ethnic identity into a quest for mere economic benefit.
Le Parlement birman a adopte hier vendredi une motion appelant a la fin des combats contre les rebelles de la minorite ethnique des Kachins
dans l'extreme-nord du pays, demandant solennellement la reprise du dialogue.
Is there any hope of the Burmese government sign cease-fire agreement with ethnic Kachins
, and will the signed cease-fire agreements with various groups lead to guaranteeing autonomy and led to the Second Panglong Conference?
The refugees in Yunnan are part of about 75,000 Kachins
displaced by a breakdown last year of a cease-fire between the Kachin
Independence Army and Myanmar government troops, according to the rights group.
A letter in the archives in London by Colonel Sladen, the British officer in charge of the occupation of Mandalay in 1885, says, it is possible that, had the British not entered Mandalay when they did, the Kachins
, already moving south, might themselves have reached Mandalay, taking advantage of the increasing weakness of the Burmese throne.
La chef de l'opposition birmane Aung San Suu Kyi a refuse hier dimanche d'intervenir dans les negociations entre le pouvoir et les rebelles kachins
tant que le gouvernement ne lui en donnerait pas clairement le mandat.
A 17-year-old ceasefire between Myanmar and the Kachins
collapsed last year.
And in an indication China would prefer the Myanmar government and Kachins
to reconcile their differences peacefully, it brokered talks between the two sides in Ruili in January.