Despite being resettled, displaced Karen villagers in Thar Mae Plaw, in southern Burma, are still living in fear after the Burma Army repeatedly entered their newly resettled site. Saw Honny, a relief worker helping the displaced to resettle in Thar Mae Plaw spoke to Karen News. “Burma Army, Infantry Battalion 101, about 26 soldiers ledContinue reading “Burma Army Patrols Unsettle, Resettled Displaced Karen”
Click the link below for an informative video about stories from the Karen community about their hopes for the future. Karen Villagers Voice Their Concerns
Click the link below for the Karen version KWO’s Message of International Day for Elimination of Violence Against Women. Photos from International Stop Violence Against Women Day in Du The Htoo district, Karen State. Photos from International Stop Violence Against Women Day in Umphiem Mai camp.
20th June, 2013 World Refugee Day Event: Umphiem and Mae La Camp Three hundred refugees in Umphiem camp united on 20 June 2013 in recognition of World Refugee Day. The event was organized by the Camp Committee, CBOs and some NGOs. Thai local authorities, UNHCR and other NGOs joined the event. During the event different groups andContinue reading “World Refugee Day Event in Umphiem and Mae La Camp”
Refugee Youth Drawing Competition: 6 Winners from Mae La and Umphiem Camps and other contestants drawings. Please see the slide show below;
Responding to Karen Women Participation as provided in UNSCR 1325 Date: 28th, November 2012 The first Karen Women Seminar was successfully held from 24th to 26th of November 2012. The meeting was attended by more than 40 Karen women who are working in a wide variety of fields including education, health, social work, emergency assistance,Continue reading “Karen Women’s Seminar results in new organization: Karen Women for Peace”