Hope Adelaide Inc
Hope Adelaide Inc. is a small non-government organisation based in Adelaide, South Australia.

We aim to provide assistance to people and communities in the Asia-Pacific region, with an emphasis on development and human rights. In recent years we have concentrated our efforts on assisting people from Chin State, Myanmar (Burma), many of whom are now living as refugees in Mizoram and New Delhi in India, and in Malaysia.

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Statement of Myanmar Indigenous Peoples/Ethnic Nationalities Network Chinland Guardian. Thursday, 11 August 2016. More ...

Prisoners freed across Burma. Democratic Voice of Burma. 8 April 2016. Dozens were freed from jails across Burma on Friday morning, with expectant crowds hopeful that political prisoners will join them as day goes on.Thirty were released from prison in Mandalay, while 29 were freed from Sittwe, Arakan State and groups of 17 and 30 freed from jails in the Pegu Division towns of Tharrawaddy and Taungoo, respectively. Over 100 have been released from Rangoon’s Insein Prison. More ...

‘State counselor’ law signed by president. Democratic Voice of Burma. 7 April 2016. A law to create the powerful new position of “state counselor” was signed by Burma’s President Htin Kyaw on Wednesday and will now go to the Union Parliament for final approval, according to President’s Office spokesperson Zaw Htay. The law, which will give National League for Democracy (NLD) leader Aung San Suu Kyi a position similar to that of prime minister, was passed by both houses of parliament earlier this week. More ...

Myanmar’s new president might not be Aung San Suu Kyi, but he does represent progress. By Maung Zarni. The Guardian. Thursday 17 March 2016. For the first time in decades, the Burmese people have a civilian president. Now they must weather the clash of military and opposition proxies to come. More ...

Myanmar parliament elects Htin Kyaw as first civilian president in 53 years. By Oliver Holmes. The Guardian. Tuesday 15 March 2016. Myanmar’s parliament has elected Htin Kyaw as the country’s first non-military president since the army took power in a 1962 coup. A close adviser and loyal friend to Aung San Suu Kyi, the 69-year-old was nominated by the National League for Democracy party last week and voted into the presidency by parliament. More ...

NLD’s Ethnic Nominees Lauded as Step Toward National Reconciliation. The Irrawaddy. Thursday 10 March 2016. The National League for Democracy’s (NLD) nominations for the presidency have been commended for promoting national reconciliation. On Thursday morning, ethnic Burman-Mon Htin Kyaw and ethnic Chin Henry Van Thio were revealed as the NLD’s nominees for the presidency. The two men will be put to a vote in the Union Parliament, along with a nominee from the military, who has not yet been named. The winner will become Burma’s president and the other two will be the vice presidents. More ...

Aung San Suu Kyi will not be president of Myanmar, parliament confirms. The Guardian. Thursday 10 March 2016. Myanmar’s new parliament has nominated a senior aide to Aung San Suu Kyi to be its first democratically elected president in half a century. Htin Kyaw, a 69-year-old economics graduate, writer and close adviser to the nation’s democracy icon, was formally put forward for the vice-presidential position during a session at the lower house on Thursday morning. …. Henry Van Thio, an ethnic minority Chin candidate, was also nominated by the NLD in parliament’s upper house, and a further candidate will be chosen by the military. More ...

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