Karen National Day in Brief
Karen National Day in Brief
Karen National Day in Brief
Karen National Day in Brief

Karen National Day in Brief

RIP – PADOH SAW EH KALU SHWE OO – (1955-2020)
RIP – PADOH SAW EH KALU SHWE OO – (1955-2020)
RIP – PADOH SAW EH KALU SHWE OO – (1955-2020)
RIP – PADOH SAW EH KALU SHWE OO – (1955-2020)

RIP – PADOH SAW EH KALU SHWE OO – (1955-2020)

Ethnic Groups Support ICJ on Rohingya Genocide Lawsuit Against Burma Government and its Military
Ethnic Groups Support ICJ on Rohingya Genocide Lawsuit Against Burma Government and its Military
Ethnic Groups Support ICJ on Rohingya Genocide Lawsuit Against Burma Government and its Military
Ethnic Groups Support ICJ on Rohingya Genocide Lawsuit Against Burma Government and its Military

Ethnic Groups Support ICJ on Rohingya Genocide Lawsuit Against Burma Government and its Military

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

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

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

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

LATEST STORIES

Karen National Day in Brief

February 10, 2020  •  Author:

Karen National Day in Brief February 11, 2020 Starting from the end of WW-2, the entire Karen nationality called for the creation of a Karen State. However, the AFPFL government in power, under the domination of the Burman/Myanmar ultra-nationalists, falsely and derisive... Read more ►

RIP – PADOH SAW EH KALU SHWE OO – (1955-2020)

February 9, 2020  •  Author: Karen News

Respected Health Worker Loses Battle with Cancer Padoh Saw Eh Kalu Shwe Oo, a department head of the Karen National Union, passed away on February 8 at 12:49 PM at his home on the Thai-Burma border. Padoh Saw Eh Kalu Shwe Oo, aged 65, died after suffering from liver cancer, ... Read more ►

Ethnic Groups Support ICJ on Rohingya Genocide Lawsuit Against Burma Government and its Military

December 11, 2019  •  Author: Karen News

The International Court of Justice began its hearing on December 10 in The Hague, Netherlands on its genocide lawsuit filed by Gambia against Burma government. Prior to the court hearing, several ethnic Karen, Karenni and Shan civil society groups put out a joint statement s... Read more ►

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 ►

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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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 ►

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