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Ongoing Militarisation in Southeast Myanmar (Documentary)

The release of this documentary comes just after the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement (NCA)’s first anniversary (October 15, 2016). It aims to inform a wide audience how the path towards a long lasting peace in Burma continues to be threatened [...]

October 26th, 2016|Documentaries, Featured Collection, Recommended|Comments Off on Ongoing Militarisation in Southeast Myanmar (Documentary)

Drowning A Thousand Islands (Documentary)

A new documentary film launched by Action for Shan State Rivers (28 Sept 2016) reveals the unique natural beauty of the “Thousand Island” area along the Pang River tributary of the Salween, currently threatened by plans to build the [...]

October 3rd, 2016|Documentaries, Featured Collection, Multimedia, Recommended, Recommended video|Comments Off on Drowning A Thousand Islands (Documentary)

From Refugees to IDPs: Untold Story of Displacement Cycle in Burma – VIDEO

Today, on World Refugee Day (June 20, 2016), an animation created by Burma Link and Burma Partnership reminds the world of the plight of Mon refugees from Burma who were pushed back to their home country in 1994. Over [...]

The 69th Anniversary of Mon National Day in NMSP Control Area

This is a gallery of images from the 69th Anniversary of Mon National Day celebrations held in the New Mon State Party (NMSP) / Mon National Liberation Army (MNLA) controlled Panan Pone in south eastern Burma on February 24th [...]

March 5th, 2016|Featured Collection, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Recommended|Comments Off on The 69th Anniversary of Mon National Day in NMSP Control Area

Heart for Freedom: The Story of the Karen and the World’s Longest War

"Heart for Freedom" is a one hour documentary about the Karen People and their struggle for Freedom in what has become the world's longest ongoing conflict. Since World War II the Burmese military has waged a brutal war against [...]

January 13th, 2016|Documentaries, Featured Collection, Multimedia, Recommended video|Comments Off on Heart for Freedom: The Story of the Karen and the World’s Longest War

Karen New Year 2755

Sunday January 10th marked the Karen New Year 2755, and Karen people across the globe celebrated the occasion. These images are from Karen New Year 2755 celebrations at the KNDO (Karen National Defense Organisation) Heaquarters in the Karen State. [...]

January 11th, 2016|Multimedia, Photo Galleries|Comments Off on Karen New Year 2755

We’re Not Afraid – The Will of the People Cannot Be Defeated

Major General Nerdah Bo Mya, head of the Karen National Defence Organisation in an exclusive interview with Karen News said that the “Burma Army wanted the DKBA off the highway, they want the money and control over it.” […]

July 10th, 2015|Documentaries, Multimedia, Recommended, Recommended video|Comments Off on We’re Not Afraid – The Will of the People Cannot Be Defeated

‘With Only Our Voices, What Can We Do?’

This is a short documentary about increased land confiscation and villagers’ responses in southeast Burma. Analysing information from the field gathered between December 2012 and January 2015, the Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) found an increase in the number [...]

June 30th, 2015|Documentaries, Multimedia, Recommended video|Comments Off on ‘With Only Our Voices, What Can We Do?’

Recognise Our Education, Realise Our Dreams

A film that gives refugees the opportunity to speak for themselves about why it is so important that their refugee camp based education is recognised when the time comes for their return to Myanmar. This is not currently the [...]

June 25th, 2015|Documentaries, Multimedia, Recommended video|Comments Off on Recognise Our Education, Realise Our Dreams

Message to the Karen People and Ethnic Nationalities: General Baw Kyaw Heh

Published on May 18, 2015 by Tribal Action Group General Baw Kyaw Heh, Vice Chief of Staff of the KNLA speaks words of encouragement to the Karen People and Ethnic Nationalities of Burma. He discusses unity, the cease fire [...]

May 25th, 2015|Documentaries, Multimedia|Comments Off on Message to the Karen People and Ethnic Nationalities: General Baw Kyaw Heh

In Photos: Insight into the Lives of Mon IDPs in Halockhani, Southeast Burma

These images are from Halockhani internally displaced person (IDP) village in southeast Burma, adjacent to Sangkhlaburi in Thailand’s Kanchanaburi Province. There are over 1,000 villagers in Halockhani, according to the village chief Nai Chit Toe. The village is located only one kilometer from the Thai border […]

January 20th, 2015|Featured Collection, Photo Galleries|Comments Off on In Photos: Insight into the Lives of Mon IDPs in Halockhani, Southeast Burma

KNDO – Children Are Our Future

Humanitarian projects of the KNDO (Karen National Defence Organization) along the Thai-Burma border. General Nerdah Bomya of the KNDO speaks about some of the projects for ethnic children of Karen State. NGOs include Pnk Jade Educational Fund (Australia) and [...]

May 15th, 2014|Documentaries, Multimedia|Comments Off on KNDO – Children Are Our Future