Media Watchdog Rails Against Section 66(d)
Media Watchdog Rails Against Section 66(d)
Media Watchdog Rails Against Section 66(d)
Media Watchdog Rails Against Section 66(d)

Media Watchdog Rails Against Section 66(d)

Villagers Confused - Want Transparency and Understandable Information on the Propose Kawkareik – Aindu Asia Highway
Villagers Confused - Want Transparency and Understandable Information on the Propose Kawkareik – Aindu Asia Highway
Villagers Confused - Want Transparency and Understandable Information on the Propose Kawkareik – Aindu Asia Highway
Villagers Confused - Want Transparency and Understandable Information on the Propose Kawkareik – Aindu Asia Highway

Villagers Confused - Want Transparency and Understandable Information on the Propose Kawkareik – Aindu Asia Highway

Karen Community Claims Suu Kyi's Canada Trip Fails to Address War, Displacement, Refugees or Militarization
Karen Community Claims Suu Kyi's Canada Trip Fails to Address War, Displacement, Refugees or Militarization
Karen Community Claims Suu Kyi's Canada Trip Fails to Address War, Displacement, Refugees or Militarization
Karen Community Claims Suu Kyi's Canada Trip Fails to Address War, Displacement, Refugees or Militarization

Karen Community Claims Suu Kyi's Canada Trip Fails to Address War, Displacement, Refugees or Militarization

Karen National School Re-opens in Rangoon's Taigyi Township
Karen National School Re-opens in Rangoon's Taigyi Township
Karen National School Re-opens in Rangoon's Taigyi Township
Karen National School Re-opens in Rangoon's Taigyi Township

Karen National School Re-opens in Rangoon's Taigyi Township

Residents Call on KNU to Scrap Contentious Cement Factory Plans
Residents Call on KNU to Scrap Contentious Cement Factory Plans
Residents Call on KNU to Scrap Contentious Cement Factory Plans
Residents Call on KNU to Scrap Contentious Cement Factory Plans

Residents Call on KNU to Scrap Contentious Cement Factory Plans

LATEST STORIES

Media Watchdog Rails Against Section 66(d)

June 25, 2017  •  Author: Karen News

The international media watchdog, the Committee to Protect Journalists has demanded that authorities in Burma should “immediately drop all criminal proceedings against three journalists charged with defamation and should strike all criminal defamation laws from the books... Read more ►

Villagers Confused – Want Transparency and Understandable Information on the Propose Kawkareik – Aindu Asia Highway

June 25, 2017  •  Author: Karen News

Villagers along the Kawkareik – Aindu road which is now being upgraded to Asia Highway funded by the Asia Development Bank said that they want transparency and more understandable information on the project. The Village Development Committee formed with representatives fr... Read more ►

Karen Community Claims Suu Kyi’s Canada Trip Fails to Address War, Displacement, Refugees or Militarization

June 13, 2017  •  Author: Karen News

As Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma’s State Counsellor, concluded her Canadian tour in Toronto, members of the Karen community claimed she failed to discuss the countries armed conflict, displacement, refugees or the ongoing militarization of the country. Members of the local B... Read more ►

Karen National School Re-opens in Rangoon’s Taigyi Township

June 13, 2017  •  Author: Saw Tun Lin

The National Karen School has re-opened under a new name, the Karen Affairs School by the Karen Literature and Cultural Committee. The school is located in Yetakalay village in Rangoon Region. With aim of reviving Karen national schools, the Taigyi Township Karen Literature ... Read more ►

Residents Call on KNU to Scrap Contentious Cement Factory Plans

June 2, 2017  •  Author: Khar Su Nyar

Nearly 1,000 Mon State residents signed a petition asking the Karen National Union to cancel a quarry and a cement factory slated for construction in an environmentally sensitive mountain pass. The residents of Thaton township said the Min Lwin Mountain is sacred to the loca... Read more ►

DKBA Issues Warning to Troops, Public Against Illicit Trafficking Activities

June 2, 2017  •  Author: S'Phan Shaung

The Democratic Karen Benevolent Army announced any of its soldier or any member of the public in its territory who is caught involved in drug trafficking, arms selling, human trafficking or peddling counterfeit money will face serious consequences. The warning from DKBA’s ... Read more ►

LATEST OPINION STORIES

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Canadian Visit Exposes Media Blind Spots in Reporting Burma

June 15, 2017  •  Author: Saw Lay Khu Wah

Anyone working for social justice in Burma should be disappointed by the mainstream media’s coverage of Aung San Suu Kyi’s visit to Canada last week. Given ongoing military abuses throughout Burma’s ethnic regions, it was frustrating to see headlines focusing a... Read more ►

ALP ‘doesn’t expect a good outcome’ from the Panglong meet: Interview

May 30, 2017  •  Author:

The Arakan Liberation Party (ALP) and its armed wing, the Arakan Liberation Army, signed a preliminary ceasefire with the Rakhine State government in April 2012 before joining seven other ethnic armed groups in inking the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) in October 2015.... Read more ►

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KNU Support Displaced Villagers Demand for the Closure and Redeployment of 17 Burma Army Camps and Soldiers

June 1, 2017  •  Author: Sa Isue/Karen News

The Karen National Union’s Mutraw District office released a statement supporting the demands of the displaced villagers living on the banks of the Salween River. The KNU statement said that its standing committee supported the displaced villagers “we view their demands ... Read more ►

Panglong fails to address need for landmine clearance agreements

May 30, 2017  •  Author: Saw Nyunt Thaung

Peace negotiators are anxious to see long-promised mine clearance activities get underway so that refugee resettlement and development can move forward. The head of the Union-level Joint Ceasefire Monitoring Committee called on the public to urge their local officials to mak... Read more ►

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