Shan resources

Mission Websites about the Shan people:

OMF | Shan of Myanmar

OMF | Shan of Thailand

Shan Missions

Joshua Project profile for the Shan of Burma

Prayer Guard page for Shan of Burma

Websites written by Shan people:

The School for Shan State Nationalities Youth

The School for Shan State Nationalities Youth (SSSNY) was formed by a group of youth from Shan State in May 2001, and provides a social justice education program for youth to take an active role in the movement for social and political change.


To produce dedicated and pro-active Shan State youth with necessary skills for social and political change, through a social justice education program.


  • To empower Shan State youth age 16 — 35 of different backgrounds and ethnicities.
  • To educate and encourage youth to have a more active role in the struggle for democracy, human rights and gender equality.
  • Support of educational development in and for Shan State, Burma
Shan Human Rights Foundation

The Shan Human Rights Foundation (SHRF) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization which was founded on 6 December 1990 by its late founding Chairman, Khun Kya Oo.


  1. To strive for human rights and restore justice to the victims;
  2. To promote democracy in accordance with the desire and will of the people, and establish a popular government based on democratic principles;
  3. To strive for unity, fraternity, equality and cooperation;
  4. To strive for world peace, freedom and prosperity.

Websites about freedom for Burma

Free Burma Rangers

The Free Burma Rangers (FBR) is a multi-ethnic humanitarian service movement. They bring help, hope and love to people in the war zones of Burma. Ethnic pro-democracy groups send teams to FBR to be trained, supplied and sent into the areas under attack to provide emergency medical care, shelter, food, clothing and human rights documentation. The teams also operate a communication and information network inside Burma that provides real time information from areas under attack.

Articles on International websites:

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