Community Groups Fear World Bank’s $250 Million Eastern Burma Project Will Ignite Conflict
Community Groups Fear World Bank’s $250 Million Eastern Burma Project Will Ignite Conflict
Community Groups Fear World Bank’s $250 Million Eastern Burma Project Will Ignite Conflict
Community Groups Fear World Bank’s $250 Million Eastern Burma Project Will Ignite Conflict

Community Groups Fear World Bank’s $250 Million Eastern Burma Project Will Ignite Conflict

Ethnic Nationalities Alliance Welcome ICJ Lawsuit, as Suu Kyi Prepares to Defend the Government and Military of Genocide Against Rohingya
Ethnic Nationalities Alliance Welcome ICJ Lawsuit, as Suu Kyi Prepares to Defend the Government and Military of Genocide Against Rohingya
Ethnic Nationalities Alliance Welcome ICJ Lawsuit, as Suu Kyi Prepares to Defend the Government and Military of Genocide Against Rohingya
Ethnic Nationalities Alliance Welcome ICJ Lawsuit, as Suu Kyi Prepares to Defend the Government and Military of Genocide Against Rohingya

Ethnic Nationalities Alliance Welcome ICJ Lawsuit, as Suu Kyi Prepares to Defend the Government and Military of Genocide Against Rohingya

New Year Resolution - Armed Groups Join Hands to Celebrate Karen New Year
New Year Resolution - Armed Groups Join Hands to Celebrate Karen New Year
New Year Resolution - Armed Groups Join Hands to Celebrate Karen New Year
New Year Resolution - Armed Groups Join Hands to Celebrate Karen New Year

New Year Resolution - Armed Groups Join Hands to Celebrate Karen New Year

Burma’s Indigenous Karen Communities Move to Protect Rivers, Forests
Burma’s Indigenous Karen Communities Move to Protect Rivers, Forests
Burma’s Indigenous Karen Communities Move to Protect Rivers, Forests
Burma’s Indigenous Karen Communities Move to Protect Rivers, Forests

Burma’s Indigenous Karen Communities Move to Protect Rivers, Forests

KNU - NRPC's Demand for Approval of Foreign Aid Creates Tension, Risks EAOs Projects and Mutual Trust
KNU - NRPC's Demand for Approval of Foreign Aid Creates Tension, Risks EAOs Projects and Mutual Trust
KNU - NRPC's Demand for Approval of Foreign Aid Creates Tension, Risks EAOs Projects and Mutual Trust
KNU - NRPC's Demand for Approval of Foreign Aid Creates Tension, Risks EAOs Projects and Mutual Trust

KNU - NRPC's Demand for Approval of Foreign Aid Creates Tension, Risks EAOs Projects and Mutual Trust

LATEST STORIES

Thankful for Good Fortune, Saw Than Htet, Reaches Out to Others in Need

December 10, 2019  •  Author: Saw Aung Than Wai and Bridgitte Agocs

On a recent mission to Mon State, Burma Children Medical Fund staff were surprised to see an old patient, Saw Than Htet turn up with villagers to have their eyes tested. Now grown up, married with wife and family, Saw Than Htet, now 33, reflected back to when BCMF organized ... Read more ►

KNU and Burma Army to Meet in Naypyidaw to Discuss Road Development, Troop Movements and Conflict

December 10, 2019  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union is to meet with Burma Army officers to discuss tensions over road building, troop expansion in Karen State. The meeting will be held in Naypyidaw, today, December 10 2019, according to KNU statement released yesterday. The meeting is mainly to discus... Read more ►

Community Groups Fear World Bank’s $250 Million Eastern Burma Project Will Ignite Conflict

November 27, 2019  •  Author: Sa I Sue

50 Community groups from Burma country and overseas signed a petition rejecting the World Bank’s proposed “Peaceful and Prosperous Communities Project” (PPCP), planned for conflict-affected areas in Eastern Burma. In a statement issued by the Karen Peace Support Networ... Read more ►

Ethnic Nationalities Alliance Welcome ICJ Lawsuit, as Suu Kyi Prepares to Defend the Government and Military of Genocide Against Rohingya

November 24, 2019  •  Author: Karen News

Overseas based Burma ethnic alliance and coalition groups issued statements welcoming Gambia’s lawsuit to the International Court of Justice for genocide against the Rohingya by the Burmese government. Mahn Kyaw Swe, president of the Canadian Burma Ethnic Nationalities... Read more ►

New Year Resolution – Armed Groups Join Hands to Celebrate Karen New Year

November 24, 2019  •  Author: Saw Myat Oo Thar

For the first time, four Karen ethnic armed groups have agreed to hold the district level Karen New Year celebrations on December 26, 2019. Padoh Saw Shwe Maung, the Karen National Union’s Doo Pla Ya District Chairman said. “Karen people have survived many hardships ... Read more ►

Burma’s Indigenous Karen Communities Move to Protect Rivers, Forests

November 13, 2019  •  Author: Saw Blacktown

Communities in rural Karen State don’t refer to climate change by name, but they have experienced its negative impacts and are responding. At the foot of Maw Law Ei Mountain, the highest peak in eastern Myanmar’s Karen State, increasing temperatures, drought and extr... Read more ►

LATEST OPINION STORIES

Choosing to Defend the Military Against Charge of Genocide, Aung San Suu Kyi Is Going for Broke

November 25, 2019  •  Author: *Saw Greh Moo

News of Aung San Suu Kyi’s decision this week to lead Myanmar’s delegation to the Hague to defend an accusation of genocide sent shock waves through Myanmar and beyond. While her domestic supporters may be elated and offer her full support, human rights groups and Suu Ky... Read more ►

Prosecuting Naw Ohn Hla and Karen Youth Activists Could Jeopardize NLD Government’s Relations with the Karen Community

September 20, 2019  •  Author: *Saw Greh Moo

On August 12th, Naw Ohn Hla, a Karen activist, and some leaders of the Karen Youth Network in Yangon led a group of about 100 people to hold a ceremony commemorating the 69th Karen Martyr’s Day in downtown Yangon. This was after the government refused to give them permissi... Read more ►

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KNU – NRPC’s Demand for Approval of Foreign Aid Creates Tension, Risks EAOs Projects and Mutual Trust

November 12, 2019  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union said the effectiveness and the usefulness of foreign funding has been nullified by need for ethnic armed organizations to seek permission from the government. The National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC), formed by the President’s Office to ... Read more ►

Grassroots Karen Women Groups Call for Genuine Reforms and More Involvement in Burma Politics

November 8, 2019  •  Author: Nan Wai Phyo Zar

Karen women’s groups called for more women to be involved in Burma’s federal political and Karen National Union elections. The call was made in a statement issued after the 4th Grassroots Karen Women Seminar held during the last week of October, 2019. The statement calle... Read more ►

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