Refugee and Migrant Communities Honor World Teachers' Day
Refugee and Migrant Communities Honor World Teachers' Day
Refugee and Migrant Communities Honor World Teachers' Day
Refugee and Migrant Communities Honor World Teachers' Day

Refugee and Migrant Communities Honor World Teachers' Day

Literature and Culture Committees Promise to Assist Applicants for Ethnic Teacher Posts
Literature and Culture Committees Promise to Assist Applicants for Ethnic Teacher Posts
Literature and Culture Committees Promise to Assist Applicants for Ethnic Teacher Posts
Literature and Culture Committees Promise to Assist Applicants for Ethnic Teacher Posts

Literature and Culture Committees Promise to Assist Applicants for Ethnic Teacher Posts

KNU Holds Emergency Meeting To Kick-start the Stalled Peace Process
KNU Holds Emergency Meeting To Kick-start the Stalled Peace Process
KNU Holds Emergency Meeting To Kick-start the Stalled Peace Process
KNU Holds Emergency Meeting To Kick-start the Stalled Peace Process

KNU Holds Emergency Meeting To Kick-start the Stalled Peace Process

International Donor Stop Funding Means Dr. Cynthia’s Clinic Staff Salaries Slashed by 20%
International Donor Stop Funding Means Dr. Cynthia’s Clinic Staff Salaries Slashed by 20%
International Donor Stop Funding Means Dr. Cynthia’s Clinic Staff Salaries Slashed by 20%
International Donor Stop Funding Means Dr. Cynthia’s Clinic Staff Salaries Slashed by 20%

International Donor Stop Funding Means Dr. Cynthia’s Clinic Staff Salaries Slashed by 20%

Fundraisers Held to Support Ei Tu Hta IDPs
Fundraisers Held to Support Ei Tu Hta IDPs
Fundraisers Held to Support Ei Tu Hta IDPs
Fundraisers Held to Support Ei Tu Hta IDPs

Fundraisers Held to Support Ei Tu Hta IDPs

LATEST STORIES

Refugee and Migrant Communities Honor World Teachers’ Day

October 10, 2017  •  Author: Saw Shar

Students and teachers from refugee camps along the border and from migrant schools in Mae Sot gathered to honor their teachers on the World Teacher’s Day on the 5th October. Led by the Karen Refugee Committee Education Entity (KRCEE) and camp education officials the ceremo... Read more ►

Literature and Culture Committees Promise to Assist Applicants for Ethnic Teacher Posts

October 10, 2017  •  Author: Saw Myat Oo Thar

State and region officials are calling on all potential ethnic literature teachers to come forward and apply for daily wage teacher posts. To make the process that much easier, ethnic committee officials have pledged to assist potential applicants with the required paperwork... Read more ►

KNU Holds Emergency Meeting To Kick-start the Stalled Peace Process

October 9, 2017  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union held an emergency meeting to try to re-energize current peace talks between Ethnic Armed Organisation and Burma’s government. KNU sources claim the peace talks have become bogged down since the much vaunted second 21st century Pang Long Peace Confe... Read more ►

International Donor Stop Funding Means Dr. Cynthia’s Clinic Staff Salaries Slashed by 20%

October 5, 2017  •  Author: Saw Shar

Funding cuts to Burma related groups working on the Thai-Burma border have resulted in 20% salary reduction for health workers at Mae Tao Clinic. The Clinic has run a free service for migrant, refugee and people from Burma for 28 years. Mae Tao clinic’s deputy-managin... Read more ►

Fundraisers Held to Support Ei Tu Hta IDPs

October 3, 2017  •  Author: Saw Shar

Hoping to bring relief displaced Karen people whose camp no longer has a source of funding, the Karen diaspora across the border in Thailand staged an emergency fundraising benefit over the weekend. Over 100 people attended the September 30 fundraiser in Mae Sot, which broug... Read more ►

Shortage of Textbooks, Teachers and Political Will Stymie Karen Literature Classes

October 3, 2017  •  Author: Saw Shar

A Karen State official is accusing some school administrators of putting up road blocks to prevent Karen language and literature classes from being offered. “The textbooks haven’t been issued yet this year. Some headmasters don’t want ethnic literature to be taught bec... Read more ►

LATEST OPINION STORIES

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 ►

HAVE YOUR SAY: Ethnic Health Organization Call for Cooperation, Recognition and Equality

August 4, 2017  •  Author: Karen News

In an exclusive interview with Karen News, Saw Nay Htoo, director of the Burma Medical Association explains why its important ethnic health organizations should be providers of healthcare services to ethnic communities. He points out that Burma is a country where government ... Read more ►

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Financial Assistance Dries Up at the Ei Tu Hta IDP Camp

October 1, 2017  •  Author: Saw Shar

Despite appeals for emergency funding, a displaced persons camp in the northern Karen State has received no additional cash and anticipates its finances have dried up by the end of September, officials said. At the beginning of September, the Ei Tu Hta IDP Camp Supporting Co... Read more ►

British Govt Stops Training Burma Military – UK PM “Stop Using Terrorism as Cover foe Oppression and the Violation of Human Rights…”

September 30, 2017  •  Author: Karen News

The Burma Campaign UK released a statement welcoming the British government’s decision to stop funding and training of Burma’s military forces. The Burma Campaign UK said that in 2016 “the British government spent £305,000 of British taxpayers’ money training the Bu... Read more ►

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