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Posts Tagged ‘Kachin National Organization’ (17 found)

Kachin National Organization (KNO) Condemns Rape and Murder of Two Kachin Teachers and Calls for Inqury on Crime against Humanity

KNO strongly condemned the rape and brutal murder of Maran Lu Ra (20 years old) and Tangbau Hkawn Nan Tsin (21 years old), who were volunteer teachers of the Kachin Baptist Convention’s Education Ministry Program. They were gang-raped, severely tortured and murdered in Kawng-Hka village, Nam Tau, Mung Mau district in Northern Shan State by Burma Army soldiers from 503 Light Infantry Regiment, commanded by Major Aung Soe Myin, stationed at the village since 17th January 2015. […]

January 22, 2015  •  By Kachin National Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

KNO’s Condemation Statement on Unprovoked Attacked at KIA’s Military Academy by the Burma Army

1. Kachin National Organization strongly condemn the Burma Army’s intentional, unprovoked, barbaric attack at the KIA’s military academy on 19th November 2014 at 12:36pm, which killed 23 cadets and seriously injured 20 others. […]

November 25, 2014  •  By Kachin National Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

UNPFA IS LAUCHING 2014 POPULATION AND HOUSING CENSUS ON 1ST MARCH 2014 DESPITE THE WORNG ETHNICITY CODING, WITHOUT INCLUSIVE COMMUNITY CONSULTATION AND APPROVAL

We, the Kachin National Organisation, are extremely concerned that Ms. Janet Jackson, UNFPA Representative is planning to launch controversial ‘2014 Population and Housing Census on 1st March 2014’ despite the incorrect ethnicity coding and without proper inclusive community consultation with ethnic nationalities […]

February 27, 2014  •  By Kachin National Organization (KNO)  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kachin National Organization Demand Unconditional Release of All Kachin Political Prisoners

Today, the Kachin National Organization (KNO) expressed concern that the Burmese government is continuing to arrest and sentence fellow Kachins for their political belief at alarmingly high rates in Kachin State despite the Burmese government declared sweeping amnesty on Tuesday 31st December 2013 that it would have “no more political prisoners” by year-end […]

January 12, 2014  •  By Kachin National Organization  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Burmese Army Attack and Loot Kachin IDP Camp

On the morning of Tuesday 22nd October, the Burmese Army launched an offensive at Namlim Pa and Mung Ding Pa village tracts in Mansi Township, Southern Kachin State. This happened after the Kachin Independence Army (KIA) re-positioned to re-open the Kaihtik-Bhamo motorway […]

October 23, 2013  •  By Kachin National Organization  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kachin National Organization’s Press Release

The Kachin National Organization (KNO) welcomes the talks that took place between the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) and the Government of Burma on May 28th-30th 2013 in Myitkyina, Kachin State. The KNO believes that the best and only way to solve Burma’s longstanding problems of conflict is through political dialogue, not military means […]

June 14, 2013  •  By Kachin National Organization  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Press Release on the Ceasefire Announcement at the Laja Yang by the Burmese Government on 18th January 2013

1). The Burmese army continues unjust military offensives in Laja Yang and other parts of Kachinland despite the Burmese government announcing a one-sided deceptive ceasefire applied only to Laja Yang area […]

January 19, 2013  •  By Kachin National Organization  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Kachin Community Demands Stronger Action from the British Government

Representatives of the Kachin community today will address members of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Democracy in Burma in the British Parliament. They will discuss the situation in Kachin State including the human rights and humanitarian crisis, and demand stronger action from the British government to help the Kachin people […]

November 22, 2012  •  By Kachin National Organization  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Open Letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon at High-level UN Meeting on the Rule of Law

We are writing this letter to highlight the continued state sanctioned violence and civil war in our home, Kachinland. Despite the international euphoria surrounding purported reform in Burma, grave human rights violations are increasing to an alarming level while the international community selectively focuses their attention on investment. We, the KNO, therefore urge you and your office to address the following issues in your upcoming high-level UN meeting on the Rule of Law […]

September 23, 2012  •  By Kachin National Organization  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤