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Kachin People Call for an End to the Humanitarian Crisis in Burma’s Kachin State

Kachin communities around the world, civil society and supporters are solemnly marking this one year of armed conflict with global actions calling for an immediate end to the humanitarian crisis. This press conference will look at the actions being held around the world and the situation on the ground in Kachin State, highlighting the ongoing offensives by the Burma Army and human rights violations. The Kachin Women’s Association – Thailand will also be releasing a report entitled “Ongoing Impunity: Continued Burma Army atrocities against the Kachin people.”

When: Friday 8 June at 1:30pm

Where: The Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Thailand

Penthouse, Maneeya Center, 518/5 Ploenchit Road, Bangkok

(connected to the BTS Skytrain Chidlom station)

Speakers will be:

  • Hkawng Seng Pan (Kachin Women’s Association – Thailand)
  • Naw La (Kachin Development Network Group)
  • Naw Din (Kachin News Group)
  • Moderated by Khin Ohmar (Burma Partnership)

 

For more information, please contact:

Moon Nay Li, Coordinator, Kachin Women’s Association – Thailand: +66856251912 or kwat.coordinator@gmail.com

Jessica Stevens, Media and Communications Officer, Burma Partnership: +66884307032 orjessica@burmapartnership.org