Interviews

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‘Unity Is Strength and Unity Is Victory’: Major General Nerdah Bo Mya on the Occasion of the 68th Karen Revolution Day

February 1st, 2017|

Burma Link | February 1, 2017 Karen Revolution Day was celebrated in a number of locations along the border area and inside Burma. One of the celebrations took place at the Karen National Defense Organisation [...]

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‘Current Conditions Have Required Us to Cooperate Militarily in Aggressive Offensives to Resist the Burma Army’: Tar Parn La, PSLF/TNLA

November 30th, 2016|

Burma Link | November 30, 2016 Since the NLD-led Government’s coming to power, conflicts in Burma’s ethnic areas have intensified and widespread attacks against civilian populations have been documented by various civil society and human [...]

‘It Is Very Important that We Are All United’: Naw K’Nyaw Paw, Secretary of the Karen Women Organisation

November 24th, 2016|

Tribal Action Group (TAG) | November 24, 2016 In this video interview, the Secretary of the Karen Women Organization (KWO), Naw K'Nyaw Paw, discusses the ‘Nationwide’ Ceasefire Agreement (NCA) and the need for unity in [...]

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Update and Voices from Karen Community Amidst Conflict and Uncertain Political Process: General Nerdah Mya and Villagers Speak

November 18th, 2016|

Burma Link | November 18, 2016 Important events affecting the Karen political destiny and the peace process have taken place recently. The conflict between the Burma Army and its proxy BGF (Border Guard Force) and [...]

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‘We Are All Accountable for Our Country’: Mu Kapaw, Organiser of November 11 Karen Demonstration at the U.S. White House

November 11th, 2016|

Burma Link | November 11, 2016 On November 11th, Karen people residing in the United States are organising their first ever demonstration in front of the White House, demanding the U.S. Government to put pressure [...]

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‘The Government Cannot Control the Military – So Far the Human Rights Situation Is Getting Worse’: Ko Han Gyi, Coordinator of ND-Burma

October 21st, 2016|

Burma Link | October 21, 2016 Ko Han Gyi left Burma in 1988 after the student uprising and joined the ABSDF (All Burma Students’ Democratic Front) on the Thailand-Burma border. He stayed with the student [...]

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‘You Should Support Ethnic Leaders too’: Shirley Seng, Kachin Women’s Association Thailand, Urges the International Community

September 22nd, 2016|

Burma Link | September 22, 2016 Shirley Seng is an Executive Committee and founding member of the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT), an organisation which works to empower women and advance women’s participation in decision [...]

‘If the Military Really Agree to Have the Genuine Peace Process, Tomorrow We Can Get Peace’: Moon Nay Li, General Sec of KWAT

September 21st, 2016|

Burma Link | September 21, 2016 Moon Nay Li is the General Secretary of the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT), an organisation which she joined in 2002 in order to work for her people and [...]

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