Land Disputes Made up 90% of Complaint Letters Sent to Karen State Parliament

By Saw Myat Oo Thar/Karen News | November 16, 2017 Complaint letters received by Karen State parliament related to land issues dominated all other concerns over the 10-month period from January to October 2017. A government official responsible for receiving [...]

2017-11-17T14:11:59+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|

The 8th DPN-PC Meeting: Further Discussion Required

Ethnic Nationalities Affairs Center (ENAC) News Brief No. 25 | November 15, 2017 The Delegation for Political Negotiation (DPN) and Peace Commission (PC) held their 8th meeting at the National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC) in Yangon from 8-9 [...]

2017-11-16T14:59:04+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Featured Collection, Press Releases and Statements, Recommended|

Mae Tao Clinic Facing Funding Shortages as Border Aid Dries Up

By Kaelyn Lynch/Karen News | November 15, 2017 Dr. Cynthia’s Mae Tao Clinic is struggling to keep helping patients as donors to the Thai-Burma border stop funding. Mae Tao Clinic is appealing for help as funding cuts from donors [...]

2017-11-16T14:10:21+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|

AA Disputes Tatmadaw’s Account of Deadly Chin State Ambush

By Nan Lwin Hnin Pwint/The Irrawaddy | November 14, 2017 In an interview with The Irrawaddy, a spokesman for the Arakan Army (AA) has claimed the group was defending its territory during an attack on a vessel that killed at [...]

2017-11-15T15:30:42+00:00 November 15th, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|

Commentary on “As Expectations Fade, is the Peace Process in Crisis?”

By Sai Wansai/Shan Herald Agency for News | November 13, 2017 The only way to resolve the armed conflict or silenced the gun fire is to change the hybrid civilian-military to pure civilian rule. In other words, the military [...]

2017-11-14T15:29:37+00:00 November 14th, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|

Press Release to Counter the Burma Embassy Statement

Karen Organization of the United  States of America (KOUSA) | November 9, 2017 On November 6, 2017, nearly 10,000 Karen people gathered from around the United States for Karen Day in Washington DC. This was a historic day for [...]

2017-11-10T13:32:51+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Featured Collection, Press Releases and Statements, Recommended|

Statement in Support of Karen People Gathering in Washington D.C.

Karen Peace Support Network (KPSN) | November 6, 2017 The Karen Peace Support Network (KPSN) fully supports the gathering of Karen people and their supporters in Washington, D.C. today. We support the goals established by the Karen gathering to [...]

2017-11-10T13:10:10+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Featured Collection, Press Releases and Statements, Recommended|

‘It Will Not Be a Good Situation if We Are Forced to Sign the NCA’: NMSP Vice Chairman

By Lawi Weng/The Irrawaddy | November 8, 2017 The New Mon State Party (NMSP) has an isolated armed group in the southern part on the country in Mon State. The group has not signed the nationwide ceasefire agreement (NCA) [...]

2017-11-09T11:11:06+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Featured Collection, News, Recommended|