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DON’T FORGET BURMA’S FORGOTTEN ARMY

In Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

Flying Sporran’s Weekend Diary An article in the Myanmar Times today by R J Vogt about the Karen minority celebrating VJ Day in Rangoon (Yangon) last month and an accompanying picture certainly brings back a few memories. The story centres around of Sally Mclean and her organization ‘Help for Forgotten Allies’  or H4FA which of course the Burmese Karen, or …

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Myanmar Ignored UN Joint Action Plan On Child Soliders

In General News, Karen National Liberation Army, Myanmar, Uncategorised by Andrew Drummond

THE TATMADAW PUBLICLY RELEASED CHILD SOLDIERS – THEN RECRUITED MORE – CLAIM Despite moves towards political reform, children continue to be recruited and used as soldiers by armed forces and armed groups in Myanmar, a report published by Child Soldiers International said today.                       ‘Chance for Change – Ending the recruitment and use of child soldiers in Myanmar’, shows that …