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Posts Tagged ‘Karen Community Association UK’ (4 found)

Karen National Union Delegation Visits United Kingdom

KNU delegation in  UK, London 29 October 2013 by Karen Community Association UKKaren Community Association UK welcomes the Karen National Union (KNU) delegation visiting the UK from 28 October- 1 November 2013. The delegation consists of 7 members including 3 women. The delegation is in the UK to study the peace process in Northern Ireland […]

November 1, 2013  •  By Karen Community Association UK  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Cameron Should Demand Thein Sein Withdraw Soldiers From Ethnic States

Human rights training for Burmese Army won’t work

The Karen Community Association UK (KCA UK) today calls on Prime Minister David Cameron to press President Thein Sein to withdraw his soldiers from ethnic states to demonstrate he is genuine about wanting peace and improving human rights.

Despite a ceasefire agreement being reached between Thein Sein Government and the Karen National Union (KNU) in January 2012, human rights violations including force labour, arbitrary arrest, detention and land confiscation continue in Karen State […]

July 15, 2013  •  By Karen Community Association UK  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Global Day of Action for 34 Resistance Fighters From Burma in Indian Jail

Demonstration for 34 at the High Commission of India in London38 organisations in 18 countries are taking part in a global day of action in support of 34 resistance fighters from Burma who are currently being held in an Indian jail. The 34 are threatened with deportation back to Burma, where they would very likely face arrest, torture and imprisonment […]

February 11, 2011  •  By Burma Campaign UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Karen People in the UK Celebrate Karen New Year and Youth of the Year 2010 Award

Today, Karen community in the United Kingdom celebrates Karen New Year in Sheffield city. On this special day, Karen people around the world celebrate it with joy and happiness. This celebration is organized by the Karen Community Association UK (KCA-UK) with the aim to preserve and promote Karen culture […]

January 8, 2011  •  By Karen Community Association UK  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤