Filter by:


KNU and Suu Kyi focused on responsible development

April 15, 2012  •  Author: Nan Paw Gay (KIC)

Naw Zipporah Sein, general secretary of the Karen National Union told Karen News that it is too early for the international community to lift sanctions imposed on Burma. Ms. Sein said there is a need for the government to implement more political reforms and a countrywide ce... Read more ►

UK advocates want PM Cameron to do more to end abuses and war

April 15, 2012  •  Author: Karen News

British Prime Minister David Cameron’s visit to Burma this week is the highest-level visit by a Western leader to the strife-torn country since United States secretary-of-state Hillary Clinton briefly visited in November last year. But despite reforms that have so far take... Read more ►

KNU peace talks progress earns Karen leaders approval

April 12, 2012  •  Author: Nan Thoo Lei (KIC)

Karen leaders based inside Burma said they are satisfied so far with the way the ‘peace talks’ between the Karen National Union and the government delegations are progressing. The Karen Member of Parliament, Nan Say Hwa from Hpa-an told Karen News that there is m... Read more ►

ASEAN divided on whether to lift sanctions in Burma

April 10, 2012  •  Author: Karen News

ASEAN leaders and members disagree on the question of easing economic and politics restrictions in strife riven country. Easing economic restrictions in Burma could see a business bonanza for foreign corporations at the cost of local communities. The ASEAN Inter Parliamentar... Read more ►

KNU and NLD’s Suu Kyi share common ground on national peace building

April 9, 2012  •  Author: Saw Ehna Rangoon

The Karen National Union peace talk delegation met with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi for two hours at her home in Rangoon today. The KNU discussed with the national league for democracy leader and recently elected Member of Parliament their ongoing peace talks with government and th... Read more ►

Busy KNU meet Suu Kyi and 24 political leaders

April 8, 2012  •  Author: Nan Paw Gay

The Karen National Union ‘peace talks’ delegation, that met with the Burma government and later in a separate meeting with President U Thein Sein, has been busy putting their case and gathering support among the country’s democracy groups for their cause. Yesterday, th... Read more ►

KNU ask President Thein Sein for a nationwide ceasefire

April 8, 2012  •  Author: Ehna

The Karen National Union’s peace talk delegation held an informal two-hour closed-door meeting with Burma’s President, U Thein Sein, in the country’s capital, Naypyidaw on Saturday. The KNU’s general secretary, Naw Zipporah Sein, told Karen News. “We raised wit... Read more ►

KNU and Burmese government reached historic agreement on a formal cease-fire

April 7, 2012  •  Author: Ehna, from Rangoon

The Karen National Union and the Burma Government delegations achieved 13 common positions in formalizing an initial historic ceasefire agreement between the two sides at their ‘peace talks’ held yesterday, April 6, at the Sedona Hotel in Rangoon. After one day of negoti... Read more ►

KNU and Government discuss ceasefire today

April 6, 2012  •  Author: Nant Paw Gay, Sedona Hotel, Ragoon

Following a lightening trip through Karen State the Karen National Union peace talk delegation will sit down today with Burma government representatives to thrash out the details for the ceasefire arrangements between the two sides. Before reaching Yangon the KNU delegation ... Read more ►

KNU delegation meets Karen people, community leaders in Hpa-an

April 6, 2012  •  Author: Ehna, HPa-an Township

The KNU peace delegation addressed a large crowd Karen people in Hpa-an Township that included political leaders, community leaders and religious leaders. The KNU delegation explained the KNU’s ongoing ‘peace talks’ and said they sought cooperation from all Karen peopl... Read more ►

Send this to a friend