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Posts Tagged ‘Karen Communities Worldwide’ (3 found)

Karen Worldwide Call for Burma’s Census to be Postponed

28 Karen community organisations from 11 countries are writing to the United Nations Population Fund and their respective governments, expressing deep concern over Burma’s upcoming census, and calling for it to be postponed […]

March 14, 2014  •  By Karen Communities Worldwide  •  Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement from Karen Communities Worldwide

Today, coinciding with ceasefire negotiations between Burma’s military backed government and the Karen National Union (KNU), we are holding traditional peace ceremonies outside Burmese Embassies around the world, and at other venues.

The traditional peace ceremonies are being held to call on the military-backed government to not only to agree a ceasefire, but also engage in dialogue to solve the political problems behind the conflict […]

January 12, 2012  •  By Karen Communities Worldwide  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Karen Communities Worldwide Call for Action to Stop Attacks on Civilians

Karen communities in 10 countries are joining forces for a global day of action on Tuesday 9th March, calling on the international community to take action to stop new attacks by the Burmese Army against Karen civilians. Since mid January more than 2,000 civilians have been forced to flee new attacks. […]

March 9, 2010  •  By Karen Communities Worldwide  •  Tags:  •  Read more ➤