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Rohingya Mass Graves: HRW Demands Serious Response from UN Security Council, EU and US – Investigate Prosecute Burma’s Military

February 8, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

Phil Robertson, Deputy Asia Director, Human Rights Watch issued a statement following Associated Press’s reporting on the discovery of additional Rohingya mass graves in Rakhine State. Mr Robertson said on the 1 February,that AP’s reporting had raised “…the stak... Read more ►

KNU Calls for Negotiations with Gov’t Resuming Dawei SEZ’s two-lane Highway Project

February 8, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union (KNU) demanded negotiations with the union government over the plan to resume the construction of a two-lane highway connecting Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ), which has been suspended during U Thein Sein Administration in 2013, and the Thai borde... Read more ►

NCA Signing Doesn’t Mean Laying Down of Arms – KNU Chairman General Mutu Sae Poe

February 5, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union (KNU) chairman General Mutu Sae Poe said the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) was signed to solve political problems by political means and it was not to abandon the way of arms. He said this in his address to the 69th Karen National Revolutionar... Read more ►

State Counsellor will be Invited to Attend Multi-ethnic Cultural Festival

February 5, 2018  •  Author: Saw Shar

The Karen State government will invite the State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to the upcoming multi-ethnic cultural festival in the Karen State. Led by the Karen State government, the first multi-ethnic cultural festival will be held at Thiri Stadium in the state’s capi... Read more ►

KNU to Hold Plenary Meeting on JMC Implementation

January 31, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union (KNU) will hold a plenary meeting among Joint Monitoring Committee (JMC) representatives from the KNU to discuss the implementation of the JMC. The decision was made during the emergency meeting of the KNU’s Central Standing Committee held from Jan... Read more ►

KNU Meets Karen CBOs, CSOs to Explain Peace Process

January 31, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen National Union (KNU) Central held a consultative meeting with Karen community-based organizations (CBOs) and civil society organizations at the KNU-controlled area in Law Khee Lar on January 29-30 to explain the current peace process and political dialogues carried... Read more ►

Karen Students Learning Under Two Education Systems Cooperate and Connect at Fellowship Event

January 23, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

Students from government schools and Karen Education Department (KED) run schools took part in the annual Karen student fellowship event held on January 18 in Pai Kyone Twonship, Pa-an District, Karen State. According to Saw Rainbow, organizer of the event, the fellowship is... Read more ►

KNPF, KNLA Joint-Forces Seize Meth Pills and Arms in Kawkareik Township

January 23, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

A joint team of the Karen National Police Force (KNPF) and the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) seized over 300 yaba (methamphetamine) pills and three percussion lock firearms and arrested the owners in Kawkareik Township, Karen State on January 21. The joint team cond... Read more ►

MIPS Launches Book on Principles of Democratic Federal Union

January 23, 2018  •  Author: Saw Tun Lin

The Myanmar Institute for Peace and Security (MIPS) launched a book titled ‘Discussions on the Principles of the Building of the Democratic Federal Union of Myanmar” at the Orchid Hotel on January 18 in Yangon. Dr Min Zaw Oo from MIPS, who participated in the drafti... Read more ►

Civil Society Groups Worry EU Politicians Focus on Rohingya Crisis Fading

January 22, 2018  •  Author: Karen News

A total of 21 civil society groups from inside and outside Burma are concerned that the European Union has eased its position on the plight of the country’s Rohingya people. Mark Farmaner, director of Burma Campaign UK urged the EU, in a media statement released today by t... Read more ►

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