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Posts Tagged ‘Karen National Union’ (106 found)

Hpa-an Situation Update: Hlaingbwe and Paingkyon townships, March to May 2016

This Situation Update describes events occurring in Hlaingbwe and Paingkyon townships, Hpa-an District between March and May 2016, including the building of stupas, road construction, taxation and healthcare […]

September 26, 2016  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Letter of Felicitation Sent on World Peace Day

Today, September 21, was designated by the United Nations as World Peace Day in 1981, and the Day has been started to be honored and celebrated at the UN head office since 1982. The aim is for every country and every person to assemble on the World Peace Day and hold discussions for World Peace […]

September 21, 2016  •  By Karen National Union  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Karen National Union Statement on Military Activities by Government Tatmadaw (Army) and BGF Forces in Mae Thawaw Region in Contact with Pa-an and Papun Districts

The Karen National Union (KNU) has signed the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement with the Union of Myanmar Government and has given priority to the peace processes and has been undertaking the realization of them with the Union Government, including the Tatmadaw […]

September 13, 2016  •  By Karen National Union  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Beautiful Words, Ugly Actions:The Asian Highway in Karen State, Burma

cover_beautiful_words_ugly_actions_-_englishThis is a joint-report from KHRG, THWEE Community Development Network, and Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN). It details human rights violations surrounding the construction of the Asian Highway in Thin Gan Nyi Naung to Kawkareik, Dooplaya District, which was completed in August 2015. These violations include the lack of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) for affected communities, and armed conflict aggravated by construction, impacting civilians living along the Highway […]

August 26, 2016  •  By Karen Environmental and Social Action Network, Karen Human Rights Group and THWEE Community Development Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Asian Highway developments linked to conflict and displacement in Karen State

A new report by THWEE Community Development Network, the Karen Environmental and Social Action Network (KESAN), and the Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG) reveals how the brand new Asian Highway in Karen State has been built at the expense of communities who had the misfortune of standing in the way of transnational trade interests […]

August 26, 2016  •  By Karen Environmental and Social Action Network, Karen Human Rights Group and THWEE Community Development Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

ကရင္ရိုးရာဝါေခါင္လခ်ည္ျဖဴဖြဲ႕ မဂၤလာအခမ္အနားကို ေပးပုိ႕ေသာေကအဲန္ယူ-ကရင္အမ်ဳးိသားအစည္းအရံုး၏ သဝဏ္လႊာ

ကရင္သကၠရာဇ္ ၂၇၅၅ ခုႏွစ္၊ လါးခု လျပည့္ေန႕၊ ယေန႕ ဝါေခါင္လျပည့္(၁၅)ရက္၊ ခရစ္ႏွစ္ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္ ၾသဂုတ္လ (၁၈) ရက္ေန႕သည္ ကရင္အမ်ဳိးသား၏ ကရင့္ရိုးရာခ်ည္ျဖဴဖြဲ႕က်င္းပေသာေန႕ျဖစ္ပါသည္။ ဤဝါေခါင္လ ကရင္ရိုးရာခ်ည္ျဖဴပြဲမဂၤလာအခါသမဝတြင္ ကရင္တစ္မ်ဳိးသားမ်ားအားလံုး ကရင္အမ်ဳိးသားေရးစိတ္ဓာတ္အျပည့္ျဖင့္ ကိုယ္စိတ္ႏွစ္ျဖာ က်န္းမာခ်မ္းသာျပီး ေဘးရန္ခမ္သိမ္း ကင္းေဝးေစလိုေၾကာင္း ေကအဲန္ယူ – ကရင္အမ်ဳိးသားအစည္းအရံုးမွ ဆႏၵျပဳဆုမြန္ေကာင္းေတာင္းလိုက္ပါသည္ […]

August 18, 2016  •  By Karen National Union  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Hidden Strengths, Hidden Struggles: Women’s testimonies from southeast Myanmar

2016_thematic_cover_0This report presents women’s testimonies in respect of various issues during the reporting period of January 2012 to March 2016. These issues include the dangers posed to women by the presence of armed actors in communities; the effects of land confiscation and development projects on women’s livelihoods; women’s access to healthcare and education; the continued occurrence of gender-based violence; and the harms caused by landmines; forced labour; arbitrary taxation and extortion […]

August 3, 2016  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

The right to land at crossroads in Myanmar

Myanmar is at a historic crossroads: one where the optimism of a critical juncture that is “more promising than at any time in recent memory” meets apprehension over what could happen if a “host of … social crises that have long blighted our country” go unaddressed […]

July 5, 2016  •  By Transnational Institute  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤