SWAN Newsletter #12 - 2012

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  • Standing up as female comedians in Burma
  • Lessons from Shan State’s deadly earthquake
  • How ruby-mining made us poor
  • Exploited in China’s tobacco fields

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SWAN Newsletter #11 - 2010

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  • Pooling community talent to oppose the sham 2010 election
  • Message from SWAN
  • Patterns of sexual violence & impunity continue in Shan State
  • Struggling to be legal in Thailand
  • Hastening climate change in Shan State
  • Pushed back-again
  • Failed war on drugs takes its toll on Shan youth
  • Campaigning with regional networks to protect shared natural resources

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SWAN Newsletter #10 - 2009

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  • Fickle friends
  • Message from SWAN
  • Reaching out to our neighbours
  • Renewed scorched earth campaign in Central Shan State
  • Developing Shan language textbooks
  • Community-based projects
  • “Girl Power” on Air:  SWAN’s radio program

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SWAN Newsletter #9 - 2008

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  • Voting “No” in Shan State
  • Message from SWAN
  • Aid to Burma: only the regimes’ terms
  • Promoting gender equality through community-oriented activities
  • A Shan “biofuel refugee” speaks out
  • News briefs
  • Empowerment through networking

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SWAN Newsletter #8 - 2007

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  • Commemorating deceased monks & civilians: past & presnt
  • Message from SWAN
  • Fleeing refugees find no safe refuge at Thai border
  • Gratuitous cruelty to Shan State political prisoners
  • Promoting safe delivery
  • Lives destroyed by false trafficking charges
  • An orphan’s story
  • Fears over China-Burma pipelines
  • SWAN urges EU to impose stronger sanctions against the Burmese military regime
  • Lanna Action takes on the SPDC

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SWAN Newsletter #7 - 2006

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  • Working towards change: Khu Harn Noan
  • Message from SWAN
  • Dealing with crisis
  • SPDC’s new anti-trafficking law: a further tool of  oppression
  • The regime’s 2006 sexual offensive
  • Experiencing Christmas good-will in Denmark
  • Controversial Salween dam plans continue
  • Experiencing Christmas good-will in Denmark
  • News Briefs
  • Paper dolls for SWAN's Education Program

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SWAN Newsletter #6 - 2005

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  • Shan refugee pushback raises high-level Thai concerns
  • Message from SWAN
  • SPDC manipulating MWAF
  • Filming a docudrama about SWAN’s Education Program
  • Poisoned refuge
  • News Briefs
  • SWAN bridges cultures with paperdolls

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