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Burmese Ethnic Groups Begin Unity Conference

Representatives from 17 Burmese ethnic groups kicked off a three-day conference the northern town of Laiza to discuss ways to work together and engage the government in ceasefire talks.   Speakers stressed the need for unity on Wednesday at headquarters of the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO), the political arm of the main Kachin ethnic rebel group.   Kachin rebel leader Zaung Hkra, who rarely gives interviews or speaks in public, told the assembly he has high hopes for the ...

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