Over 1,000 Burmese Migrant Workers Protest Demanding Full Wage in Mae Sot
Over 1,000 Burmese Migrant Workers Protest Demanding Full Wage in Mae Sot
Over 1,000 Burmese Migrant Workers Protest Demanding Full Wage in Mae Sot
Over 1,000 Burmese Migrant Workers Protest Demanding Full Wage in Mae Sot

Over 1,000 Burmese Migrant Workers Protest Demanding Full Wage in Mae Sot

Local Residents Tumultuously Welcome Saw Ba U Gyi Statue to be Inaugurated at the KNU’s Win Yay Area
Local Residents Tumultuously Welcome Saw Ba U Gyi Statue to be Inaugurated at the KNU’s Win Yay Area
Local Residents Tumultuously Welcome Saw Ba U Gyi Statue to be Inaugurated at the KNU’s Win Yay Area
Local Residents Tumultuously Welcome Saw Ba U Gyi Statue to be Inaugurated at the KNU’s Win Yay Area

Local Residents Tumultuously Welcome Saw Ba U Gyi Statue to be Inaugurated at the KNU’s Win Yay Area

Rohingya Mass Graves: HRW Demands Serious Response from UN Security Council, EU and US – Investigate Prosecute Burma’s Military
Rohingya Mass Graves: HRW Demands Serious Response from UN Security Council, EU and US – Investigate Prosecute Burma’s Military
Rohingya Mass Graves: HRW Demands Serious Response from UN Security Council, EU and US – Investigate Prosecute Burma’s Military
Rohingya Mass Graves: HRW Demands Serious Response from UN Security Council, EU and US – Investigate Prosecute Burma’s Military

Rohingya Mass Graves: HRW Demands Serious Response from UN Security Council, EU and US – Investigate Prosecute Burma’s Military

KNU Calls for Negotiations with Gov't Resuming Dawei SEZ’s two-lane Highway Project
KNU Calls for Negotiations with Gov't Resuming Dawei SEZ’s two-lane Highway Project
KNU Calls for Negotiations with Gov't Resuming Dawei SEZ’s two-lane Highway Project
KNU Calls for Negotiations with Gov't Resuming Dawei SEZ’s two-lane Highway Project

KNU Calls for Negotiations with Gov't Resuming Dawei SEZ’s two-lane Highway Project

NCA Signing Doesn’t Mean Laying Down of Arms – KNU Chairman General Mutu Sae Poe
NCA Signing Doesn’t Mean Laying Down of Arms – KNU Chairman General Mutu Sae Poe
NCA Signing Doesn’t Mean Laying Down of Arms – KNU Chairman General Mutu Sae Poe
NCA Signing Doesn’t Mean Laying Down of Arms – KNU Chairman General Mutu Sae Poe

NCA Signing Doesn’t Mean Laying Down of Arms – KNU Chairman General Mutu Sae Poe

LATEST STORIES

Over 1,000 Burmese Migrant Workers Protest Demanding Full Wage in Mae Sot

February 16, 2018  •  Author: Sa Isue

Over 1,000 Myanmar migrant workers from Golden File gem-polishing workshop in Bang Wang Takhian Village in the Thai border town of Mae Sot launched a strike on February 14 over the issue of not receiving full wage and getting their wages cut off for document fees. “They do... Read more ►

Local Residents Tumultuously Welcome Saw Ba U Gyi Statue to be Inaugurated at the KNU’s Win Yay Area

February 8, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

A statue of Karen martyr Saw Ba U Gyi received a tumultuous welcome from local residents in Naung Tal Village under the Karen National Union (KNU)-controlled area in the Mon State’s Kyaikmaraw Township on February 3. The statue is scheduled for installation at the KNU’s ... Read more ►

Rohingya Mass Graves: HRW Demands Serious Response from UN Security Council, EU and US – Investigate Prosecute Burma’s Military

February 8, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

Phil Robertson, Deputy Asia Director, Human Rights Watch issued a statement following Associated Press’s reporting on the discovery of additional Rohingya mass graves in Rakhine State. Mr Robertson said on the 1 February,that AP’s reporting had raised “…the stak... Read more ►

KNU Calls for Negotiations with Gov’t Resuming Dawei SEZ’s two-lane Highway Project

February 8, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union (KNU) demanded negotiations with the union government over the plan to resume the construction of a two-lane highway connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ), which has been suspended during U Thein Sein Administration in 2013, and the Thai borde... Read more ►

NCA Signing Doesn’t Mean Laying Down of Arms – KNU Chairman General Mutu Sae Poe

February 5, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union (KNU) chairman General Mutu Sae Poe said the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) was signed to solve political problems by political means and it was not to abandon the way of arms. He said this in his address to the 69th Karen National Revolutionar... Read more ►

State Counsellor will be Invited to Attend Multi-ethnic Cultural Festival

February 5, 2018  •  Author: Saw Shar

The Karen State government will invite the State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to the upcoming multi-ethnic cultural festival in the Karen State. Led by the Karen State government, the first multi-ethnic cultural festival will be held at Thiri Stadium in the state’s capi... Read more ►

LATEST OPINION STORIES

Bogalay Massacres Should be Investigated and Commemorated

October 29, 2017  •  Author: Mark Farmner

This month another forgotten anniversary is passing by without official acknowledgement. The 8th of August 1988 is remembered for the nationwide protests and crackdown which followed. Troops opened fire on civilians, estimates put the number of people killed at more than thr... Read more ►

INTERVIEW: Karen Community Leader in Sweden Urges Refugees to Invest Hope in the Next Generation

August 17, 2017  •  Author: Karen News

Many Karen refugees from camps along the Thai-Burma border have been resettled in Sweden since 2005 under the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)’s resettlement program. Karen News spoke* with Naw Thida Naing, chair of the Karen Swedish Community, at the ... Read more ►

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KNU to Hold Plenary Meeting on JMC Implementation

January 31, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union (KNU) will hold a plenary meeting among Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC) representatives from the KNU to discuss the implementation of the JMC. The decision was made during the emergency meeting of the KNU’s Central Standing Committee held from Jan... Read more ►

KNU Meets Karen CBOs, CSOs to Explain Peace Process

January 31, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union (KNU) Central held a consultative meeting with Karen community-based organizations (CBOs) and civil society organizations at the KNU-controlled area in Law Khee Lar on January 29-30 to explain the current peace process and political dialogues carried... Read more ►

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