Villagers Panic as Water Sources Turns Black – Chief Minister Vows to Sue if Cement Factory Responsible
Villagers Panic as Water Sources Turns Black – Chief Minister Vows to Sue if Cement Factory Responsible
Villagers Panic as Water Sources Turns Black – Chief Minister Vows to Sue if Cement Factory Responsible
Villagers Panic as Water Sources Turns Black – Chief Minister Vows to Sue if Cement Factory Responsible

Villagers Panic as Water Sources Turns Black – Chief Minister Vows to Sue if Cement Factory Responsible

KNU Briefs Karen Groups on Peace Process and Honors Jailed Karen Martyr's Day Activists
KNU Briefs Karen Groups on Peace Process and Honors Jailed Karen Martyr's Day Activists
KNU Briefs Karen Groups on Peace Process and Honors Jailed Karen Martyr's Day Activists
KNU Briefs Karen Groups on Peace Process and Honors Jailed Karen Martyr's Day Activists

KNU Briefs Karen Groups on Peace Process and Honors Jailed Karen Martyr's Day Activists

Second Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge Plans to Open End of October
Second Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge Plans to Open End of October
Second Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge Plans to Open End of October
Second Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge Plans to Open End of October

Second Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge Plans to Open End of October

Karen Martyrs' Day Organizers Sentenced to 15 Days Jail – Thousands March to Court in Support of Activists
Karen Martyrs' Day Organizers Sentenced to 15 Days Jail – Thousands March to Court in Support of Activists
Karen Martyrs' Day Organizers Sentenced to 15 Days Jail – Thousands March to Court in Support of Activists
Karen Martyrs' Day Organizers Sentenced to 15 Days Jail – Thousands March to Court in Support of Activists

Karen Martyrs' Day Organizers Sentenced to 15 Days Jail – Thousands March to Court in Support of Activists

KNU Leader - If the Burma Government Wants Peace with Ethnic People It Must First Put Down its War Weapons
KNU Leader - If the Burma Government Wants Peace with Ethnic People It Must First Put Down its War Weapons
KNU Leader - If the Burma Government Wants Peace with Ethnic People It Must First Put Down its War Weapons
KNU Leader - If the Burma Government Wants Peace with Ethnic People It Must First Put Down its War Weapons

KNU Leader - If the Burma Government Wants Peace with Ethnic People It Must First Put Down its War Weapons

LATEST STORIES

Villagers Panic as Water Sources Turns Black – Chief Minister Vows to Sue if Cement Factory Responsible

October 15, 2019  •  Author: Karen News

Villagers in Nat Gon and nearby villages of Hpa-an Township, Karen State panicked after noticing their water sources had turned black. They are now too scared to drink the water. In early October, villages in Bar Kat village tract, about one mile in the west of Hpa-an town, ... Read more ►

KNU Briefs Karen Groups on Peace Process and Honors Jailed Karen Martyr’s Day Activists

October 15, 2019  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union briefed 168 representatives from its departments and 63 Karen civil society organizations at Law Khee Lar (also known as) Lay Wah in Pa-An district, Karen State from 4 to 5 October, 2019. The KNU said the aim of the meeting was to update community gr... Read more ►

Second Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge Plans to Open End of October

October 10, 2019  •  Author: Nay Naw and Karen News

Preparations are underway to start operation of the 2nd Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge, connecting the Thai border town of Mae Sot in Tak Province and the Burma border town of Myawaddy in Karen State, by October 30, 2019. Union Minister U Thant Zin Maung from the Ministry of T... Read more ►

Karen Martyrs’ Day Organizers Sentenced to 15 Days Jail – Thousands March to Court in Support of Activists

October 2, 2019  •  Author: Karen News

Three Karen activists arrested for organizing a peaceful community ceremony to commemorate the 69th Karen Martyr’s Day in Rangoon were given 15-days in jail by Kyauktada Township court today, October 2, 2019. The three organizers, Karen Women Union, chairperson, Naw Ohn Hl... Read more ►

KNU Leader – If the Burma Government Wants Peace with Ethnic People It Must First Put Down its War Weapons

October 2, 2019  •  Author: Saw Shar

To achieve peace in Burma, Padoh Saw Thamaing Tun, a KNU Central Committee member, said the government needs to prioritize the country’s ethnic nationalities aspirations without resorting to armed conflict. Padoh Saw Thamaing Tun was speaking at an International Peace Day... Read more ►

Karen Arrested for Organizing Peaceful Martyrs Day Event

September 20, 2019  •  Author: Karen News

Burma’s government has come under scrutiny for arresting three Karen for organizing a peaceful community ceremony and to use the word ‘Martyrs’. The event was to commemorate the 69th Karen Martyr’s Day held in Rangoon on August 12. The three organizers, Karen Women U... Read more ►

LATEST OPINION STORIES

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 ►

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 ►

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Repatriation Falls Down on Burma Side – Fails to Deliver Refugees’ Safely and with Dignity

July 26, 2019  •  Author: Karen News

Earlier this July, 157 refugees more from camps along the Thai-Burma border returned to Burma. This was the fourth group officially to voluntarily return facilitated by UNHCR and government officials from Burma and Thailand. As with previous returnees, the new group went to ... Read more ►

Stalled Peace Talks Adds to Refugee Worries – Can’t Go Home, Aids Cuts, Shelter and Security at Risk – Karen Network Urge UK, EU and other A...

June 25, 2019  •  Author: Sa Isue

On World Refugee Day, 2019, the Karen Peace Support Network (KPSN) issued a statement calling on the European Union, United Kingdom and other donors to support refugees and IDPs in eastern Burma and Thailand. With the peace building process stalled and without any guaranteed... Read more ►

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