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Posts Tagged ‘Karenni State’ (10 found)

Military Confiscation of Karenni Ancestral Land in Karenni State, Burma

Karenni Social Development CenterIn Karenni State, the people and their ancestors have traditionally depended on agricultural land for their livelihood […]

August 11, 2016  •  By Karenni Social Development Center  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

New Report: Devolved Federal Governance Crucial to Protect Sustainable Customary Land Tenure Systems in Burma

‘Our Customary Lands,’ a report launched today by the Ethnic Community Development Forum “ECDF”, is calling on the government to protect and recognize ethnic customary land management systems through a new federal constitution and decentralized legal framework […]

July 5, 2016  •  By Ethnic Community Development Forum  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement of Karenni Civil Society Organizations on International Rivers Day

In January 2010, Burma’s previous military government signed an MOU with China’s Datangcompany to build three hydropower dams in Karenni state […]

March 14, 2016  •  By Karenni Civil Society Organizations  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Statement on International Action for Rivers Day

The Save the Salween Network is holding an event to mark the International Action for Rivers Day on the Salween River at Wan Sala village, Mong Ton township, at the border of Southern Shan State and Eastern Shan State, in collaboration with local communities, including children, youth, women, elders, religious leaders, leaders of the Shan Culture and Literature Association, Shan political party representatives and Community Based Organizations from across Burma, including from Shan, Karenni, Karen and Mon areas. […]

March 14, 2016  •  By Save the Salween Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Save The Salween Network Statement

Plans to build dams on the Salween River, started by the previous military regime, have recently been accelerated by U Thein Sein’s government, which, on February 2, 2016, without informing or consulting Burma’s citizens, signed an agreement with China allowing implementation of 18 out of 29 hydropower dam projects planned by Chinese companies in Burma […]

February 22, 2016  •  By Save The Salween Network  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Ethnic Communities: Salween Dams are Fueling War and Must be stopped

Community representatives from Shan, Karenni, Karen and Mon States are handing a petition today to the Myanmar Ministry of Electric Power, and to the Chinese and Thai Embassies in Yangon, urging an immediate halt to dam projects on the Salween River, which are fuelling war and violating the rights of local peoples […]

January 19, 2015  •  By Burma Rivers Network  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Joint Press Release

The MWMWN and KCSN today strongly condemned the Burmese government’s practice of granting mining contracts in conflict zones in Karenni State as a new form of military offensive.

There has been a dramatic increase in mining projects in Karenni State following the ceasefire agreement between the Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP) and Thein Sein’s government in March 2012 […]

October 3, 2013  •  By Molo Women Mining Watch Network and Karenni Civil Society Network  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Mining in Conflict Zones: A New Form of Military Offensive

The Burmese government has been granting mining concessions throughout Karenni state even though no political negotiations to bring about lasting peace have begun with the Karenni resistance forces. This is a ploy to benefit economically from exploitation of local natural resources while strengthening Burmese military control over the Karenni people […]

October 3, 2013  •  By Molo Women Mining Watch Network  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

Eight-Point Agreement Between the Union Peace-Making Committee and the Karenni National Progressive Party

The Union Peace-Making Committee and the Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP) held negotiations on 19 and 20 June in Loikaw with Vice-Chairman of the committee Union Minister U Aung Min and Vice-Chairman of KNPP Khu U Yal in attendance. The two parties released this eight-point agreement today […]

June 20, 2013  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

State-Level Agreement with the Karenni National Progressive Party

The full text of the state-level agreement with the Karenni National Progressive Party in Burmese language.

March 7, 2012  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤