Shwe Koko: Big Winners - Burma Army and international Crime Syndicates at Expense of Karen People – KNU, Community Groups Want it Stopped
Shwe Koko: Big Winners - Burma Army and international Crime Syndicates at Expense of Karen People – KNU, Community Groups Want it Stopped
Shwe Koko: Big Winners - Burma Army and international Crime Syndicates at Expense of Karen People – KNU, Community Groups Want it Stopped
Shwe Koko: Big Winners - Burma Army and international Crime Syndicates at Expense of Karen People – KNU, Community Groups Want it Stopped

Shwe Koko: Big Winners - Burma Army and international Crime Syndicates at Expense of Karen People – KNU, Community Groups Want it Stopped

Burma Closes Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge to Foreigners – Residents Worry Unofficial Crossings Still Operating
Burma Closes Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge to Foreigners – Residents Worry Unofficial Crossings Still Operating
Burma Closes Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge to Foreigners – Residents Worry Unofficial Crossings Still Operating
Burma Closes Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge to Foreigners – Residents Worry Unofficial Crossings Still Operating

Burma Closes Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge to Foreigners – Residents Worry Unofficial Crossings Still Operating

Sued Karen Environmental Activist To Fight His Case
Sued Karen Environmental Activist To Fight His Case
Sued Karen Environmental Activist To Fight His Case
Sued Karen Environmental Activist To Fight His Case

Sued Karen Environmental Activist To Fight His Case

Burma Army Attacks, Displaces 300 Karen Villagers as Suu Kyi Tours Karen State
Burma Army Attacks, Displaces 300 Karen Villagers as Suu Kyi Tours Karen State
Burma Army Attacks, Displaces 300 Karen Villagers as Suu Kyi Tours Karen State
Burma Army Attacks, Displaces 300 Karen Villagers as Suu Kyi Tours Karen State

Burma Army Attacks, Displaces 300 Karen Villagers as Suu Kyi Tours Karen State

Karen Women’s Group Calls for Boycott of Companies' Linked to Burma’s Military
Karen Women’s Group Calls for Boycott of Companies' Linked to Burma’s Military
Karen Women’s Group Calls for Boycott of Companies' Linked to Burma’s Military
Karen Women’s Group Calls for Boycott of Companies' Linked to Burma’s Military

Karen Women’s Group Calls for Boycott of Companies' Linked to Burma’s Military

LATEST STORIES

Shwe Koko: Big Winners – Burma Army and international Crime Syndicates at Expense of Karen People – KNU, Community Groups Want it Stopped

March 26, 2020  •  Author: Karen News

Plans to turn rice fields running from the River Moei up into the Dawna Mountain Range into a giant construction site of large concrete houses, apartment blocks, casinos and an international airport are causing concerns for Karen community groups. The grand plan to turn thou... Read more ►

Burma Closes Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge to Foreigners – Residents Worry Unofficial Crossings Still Operating

March 19, 2020  •  Author: Karen News

The Burma government has closed its Thai-Burma Friendship Bridge crossing to foreigners in an attempt to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19). The Burma government has said the border is closed to all foreigners with the exemption of Thai and Myanmar citizens. U Than... Read more ►

Sued Karen Environmental Activist To Fight His Case

March 12, 2020  •  Author: Karen News

Saw Tha Boe, a Karen environmental activist who was sued and charged with defamation against the State by Hpa-An Township court says he will fight the case to prove he did not break the law. On March 6, local police went to arrest Saw Tha Boe, who works for Karen River Watch... Read more ►

Burma Army Attacks, Displaces 300 Karen Villagers as Suu Kyi Tours Karen State

February 25, 2020  •  Author: Karen News

Fighting between Burma Army and Karen soldiers in northern Karen State forced hundreds of villagers from their home into jungle hideouts while the State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi is touring Karen State. Ceasefire violations by Burma Army had caused tensions with Karen Nati... Read more ►

Karen Women’s Group Calls for Boycott of Companies’ Linked to Burma’s Military

February 25, 2020  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) put out a statement calling the people of Burma and international communities in the country to boycott products of companies linked to Burma’s military. The KWO statement issued on February 18, 2020 urged for a ban on products made b... Read more ►

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 ►

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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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 ►

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