376 STORIES TAGGED ‘KNU’

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 ►

KNU and Burma government delegations kick-off ceasefire talks

April 5, 2012  •  Author: Saw Ehna reporting from the Zwekabin Hotel, Pa-an

The Karen National Union (KNU) and the Burma Government ‘peace talk’ delegations reached an understanding to avoid further armed conflict and to formalize the initial ceasefire agreement at the State Level meeting held yesterday in Pa-an. The meeting focused on the issue... Read more ►

KNU leave for second round peace talk

April 4, 2012  •  Author: Saw Ehna

The Karen National Union’s (KNU) delegation, led by its general secretary, Naw Zipporah Sein, leaves today from the Burma border town of Myawaddy for its second round of ‘peace talks’ with the Burma government. This is the second meeting between the KNU and President, ... Read more ►

Burma’s major Karen political parties’ join together to discuss the KNU’s peace talks

March 29, 2012  •  Author: Saw Thein Myint (KIC)

In what many international observers say is a first, Karen politicians belonging to Burma’s mainstream political parties held a meeting to discuss the Karen National Union’s and the government’s ongoing peace talks. Members of the Kayin People’s Party, Karen Stat... Read more ►

KNU says Government has acted in good faith by releasing Mahn Nyein Maung

March 27, 2012  •  Author: By Karen News

The Karen National Union welcomed home its jailed leader Mahn Nyein Maung who was released from a life sentence under an amnesty issued by Burma’s President U Thein Sein. In a media statement released today, the KNU said the government’s release of Mahn Nyein Mau... Read more ►

KWO welcome home KNU leader Mahn Nyein Maung

March 26, 2012  •  Author: Karen News

The Karen Women Organization released a media statement to say the release of the Karen National Union leader, Pado Mahn Nyein Maung, will strengthen the organizations peace efforts. “His leadership and commitment to the Karen people have been missed and his return will ... Read more ►

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