Ethnic People Protest General Aung San’s Statue - Police Respond with Violence
Ethnic People Protest General Aung San’s Statue - Police Respond with Violence
Ethnic People Protest General Aung San’s Statue - Police Respond with Violence
Ethnic People Protest General Aung San’s Statue - Police Respond with Violence

Ethnic People Protest General Aung San’s Statue - Police Respond with Violence

Asia Highway Upgrade Stalled in Karen State as Road Turns to Mud and Dust
Asia Highway Upgrade Stalled in Karen State as Road Turns to Mud and Dust
Asia Highway Upgrade Stalled in Karen State as Road Turns to Mud and Dust
Asia Highway Upgrade Stalled in Karen State as Road Turns to Mud and Dust

Asia Highway Upgrade Stalled in Karen State as Road Turns to Mud and Dust

Frontline Medic Wins 2018 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award
Frontline Medic Wins 2018 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award
Frontline Medic Wins 2018 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award
Frontline Medic Wins 2018 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award

Frontline Medic Wins 2018 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award

Karen Armed Groups Joins 70th Revolution Day - Includes Traditional Don Dance National Competition for the First Time
Karen Armed Groups Joins 70th Revolution Day - Includes Traditional Don Dance National Competition for the First Time
Karen Armed Groups Joins 70th Revolution Day - Includes Traditional Don Dance National Competition for the First Time
Karen Armed Groups Joins 70th Revolution Day - Includes Traditional Don Dance National Competition for the First Time

Karen Armed Groups Joins 70th Revolution Day - Includes Traditional Don Dance National Competition for the First Time

Government Plans to Offer Monthly Support To Pregnant Women and Children aged under two
Government Plans to Offer Monthly Support To Pregnant Women and Children aged under two
Government Plans to Offer Monthly Support To Pregnant Women and Children aged under two
Government Plans to Offer Monthly Support To Pregnant Women and Children aged under two

Government Plans to Offer Monthly Support To Pregnant Women and Children aged under two

LATEST STORIES

Ethnic People Protest General Aung San’s Statue – Police Respond with Violence

February 13, 2019  •  Author: Karen News

Burma police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon at peaceful Karenni protesters opposed to a statue of General Aung San that had been unveiled earlier this month in Loikaw the capital of Kayah State. Organizers of the protest estimated that at least 3,000 people ... Read more ►

Asia Highway Upgrade Stalled in Karen State as Road Turns to Mud and Dust

February 7, 2019  •  Author: Nan Way Phyo Zar

The road between Eindu and Kawkareik is in a bad way – it turned to mud in the wet season and to dust in the dry season. The upgrading works for the 66.4 kilometer section of road connecting the two towns was planned to improve the Asia Highway link of the Greater Mekong S... Read more ►

Frontline Medic Wins 2018 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award

January 31, 2019  •  Author: Karen News

Saw Joseph, a medic with the frontline humanitarian organization Free Burma Rangers is the winner of the 2018 Padoh Mahn Sha Young Leader Award. In a media statement the Phan Foundation said the annual award is given to young Karen leaders who have demonstrated they have dev... Read more ►

Karen Armed Groups Joins 70th Revolution Day – Includes Traditional Don Dance National Competition for the First Time

January 25, 2019  •  Author: Saw Shar

It is expected representatives from all Karen armed organizations will join the activities for the 70th Karen Revolution Day on January 31 in the Karen National Union’s Pa-An district, in Karen State. Local communities are excited with plans to hold a Karen traditional Don... Read more ►

Government Plans to Offer Monthly Support To Pregnant Women and Children aged under two

January 25, 2019  •  Author: Nant Phaung Mwee Shar

The Karen State Social Welfare Department announced the Myanmar government will give support to pregnant mothers and their children (under two) starting from January, 2019. U Zaw Min, Director of the Department of Social Welfare, told Karen News pregnant women and children u... Read more ►

The New Year Starts With Armed Conflict Between Karen and Burma Armies in Northern Karen State

January 16, 2019  •  Author: Nan Way Phyo Zar

Armed clashes in January 2019 between troops from the Karen National Liberation Army and Burma Army soldiers in Northern Papun District of Karen State. KNLA sources reported that two armed skirmishes happened on January 5 and 13 in the Karen National Union’s controlled Pap... Read more ►

LATEST OPINION STORIES

Karen Revolution at a Crossroad – Time for Renewal

January 30, 2019  •  Author: *Saw Greh Moo

2019 marks an important year for Karen armed struggle for self-autonomy in many ways. On January 31st, we will celebrate 70th anniversary of the Karen Revolution Day, a day when Karen people first launched their armed movement against the government of Burma in 1949 for an a... Read more ►

Land Confiscation and Land Grabbing Continues As Business Development Increase in Karen State

November 15, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

In an exclusive interview with Karen News, Saw Albert, Field Director of Karen Human Right Group (KHRG), talk about the land confiscation and its impact on the livelihood of villagers, as well as the unfavorable conditions of legal mechanism towards villagers to secure their... Read more ►

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UK Advocacy Group Accuses 49 International Companies of Supporting Military Abuses in Burma

December 28, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

Advocacy group Burma Campaign UK published its ‘Dirty List’ in early December 2018, slamming 49 international companies accused of “operating in Myanmar in such a way that contributes to human rights violations and environmental destruction.” Burma Campaign UK Reviv... Read more ►

KNU Calls for Govt’s to Tear-up it’s Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Land Management Law

December 21, 2018  •  Author: Saw Thein Myint

Amid increasing cases of land disputes in Burma, the country’s Parliament on September, 2018 ratified a controversial land law. The new law has been opposed by civil society and human right groups and the Karen National Union. The KNU released a statement on December 15 ca... Read more ►

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