Ethnic Leaders Renew Commitment to a Federal Democratic Union at Laiza Summit

By KLN Friday, Aug 1, 2014 After two-day summit meetings in KIO administrative capital Laiza, leaders of 16 NCCT member organizations, RCSS/SSA, and ABSDF on Thursday renewed their commitment for democracy, and a federal union that guarantees equal rights and self-determination of ethnic nationalities in Burma. Ethnic leaders held discussions on the second draft of […]

NCCT Members’ Summit Concluded in Laiza

By KLN Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) members’ summit concluded Tuesday after four days of intense meeting at KIO administrative capital Laiza. Naing Han Thar, NCCT leader, said during a press briefing after the summit that the essence of the summit’s outcome is ethnic leaders agree to stand on a common […]

Ethnic Leaders Enter Third Day of Summit

By KLN Monday, July 28, 2014 Representatives of Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) members today continue the third day of summit after a one-day rest at Padang Hall in Laiza. Two armed organizations, Restoration Council of Shan State (RCSS) and All Burma Students Democratic Front (ABSDF), attend as observers in today summit meeting. Abel Tweed […]

Ethnic Leaders Arrive in Laiza for Summit

By KLN Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Leaders of Ethnics Armed Groups are beginning to arrive in Laiza for upcoming Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT) meeting and Ethnics Armed Organizations (EAOs) summit. They are welcomed by hundreds of Laiza residents, KIO/KIA personnel, ABSDF and Arakan Army members along the street that leads to Laiza’s Padang Hall. […]