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”

Statement on KWO Day

Today, April 5 2020, the Karen Women’s Organization celebrates 35 years of work committed to community leadership and women driven advocacy. We are pleased to share our statement celebrating our continued efforts as well as recognizing the work of the following women’s leaders who recieved awards from KWO: Outstanding Karen Women Dedicating Herself to KarenContinue reading “Statement on KWO Day”

Media Release From the Karen Peace Support Network: Burma Army Kills Karen Community Leader Shopping for Food

Media Release From the Karen Peace Support Network (KPSN) For Immediate Release 2nd April 2020 Burma Army Kills Karen Community Leader Shopping for Food On the evening of 31st March at around 7 pm, the Burma Army killed a Karen community leader who was shopping for food along with other villagers. He had previously gathered communityContinue reading “Media Release From the Karen Peace Support Network: Burma Army Kills Karen Community Leader Shopping for Food”

Bangladesh: End Internet Blackout to Protect Public Health of Rohingya Refugees and Host Communities

50 organizations call for end to communication restrictions and fencing in Cox’s Bazar The Karen Women’s Organization joins calls to the Bangladesh government to restore mobile internet access and halt the construction of barbed wire fencing around the Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar District. Read the full-statement in English here.