KWO In Solidarity With Protesting Villagers Calling for Retreat of Burma Army Soldiers

The Karen Women’s Organization stands in solidarity with 4650 villagers who started marching at 7AM this morning from Taung Thone Lone Burma Army Post to Ka Ma Maung, Papun, demanding the immediate retreat and withdraw all Burma Army battalions from their villages. They’ll be marching today until 2PM. The act of resilience and defiance from theseContinue reading “KWO In Solidarity With Protesting Villagers Calling for Retreat of Burma Army Soldiers”

The Karen Women’s Organization Supports Villagers Protesting Burma Army Abuses

The Karen Women’s Organization strongly supports the demands of villagers from Dweh Lo township, Mutraw district, who are calling for the withdrawal of four Burma Army camps near their villages. We stand firmly with the 1,524 individuals who are protesting against the Burma Army for killing innocent civilians. Last week, Naw Mu Naw was shotContinue reading “The Karen Women’s Organization Supports Villagers Protesting Burma Army Abuses”

Statement: KWO Strongly Condemns Attack on Karen Civilian Woman by the Burma Army

The Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) condemns the brutal murder of a civilian woman, Mu Naw, who was killed at point-blank range in Karen State by two Burma Army soldiers. This unprovoked taking of a young woman’s life, a mother of three, is yet another stark and tragic reminder of the terrors the Burma Army isContinue reading “Statement: KWO Strongly Condemns Attack on Karen Civilian Woman by the Burma Army”

Report from KPSN Virus Warfare: Burma Army destruction of Karen community defences against COVID-19

A new report by the Karen Peace Support Network, Virus Warfare: Burma Army destruction of Karen community defences against COVID-19, brings attention to how the Burma Army has disrupted efforts by the Karen National union (KNU) to protect communities in their areas against COVID-19. The destruction of health screening checkpoints and military attacks have fuelledContinue reading “Report from KPSN Virus Warfare: Burma Army destruction of Karen community defences against COVID-19”