The Nightmare Returns: Karen Hopes for Peace and Stability Dashed by Burma Army’s Actions

On March 4th, the Burma Army began the largest and most coordinated deployment of troops into Karen State’s Mutraw (Hpapun) district since 2008, breaching the terms of the NCA and provoking multiple clashes with the Karen National Liberation Army’s (KNLA) 5th Brigade. Burma Army soldiers have indiscriminately targeted civilians while more than 2,400 villagers have been forcedContinue reading “The Nightmare Returns: Karen Hopes for Peace and Stability Dashed by Burma Army’s Actions”

KWO Statement on International Women’s Day

KWO Statement in Karen Version: KWO Statement in English Version:  

Displaced Karen demand Myanmar Army leave their ancestral lands

Published on May 27, 2017   KESAN Channel   On the day of the 2nd Panglong Union Peace Conference is taking place in Nay Pyi Taw, the displaced Karen people organized a public demonstration demanding the removal of the Burma Army camp from their ancestral lands, in order to facilitate their safe return and rehabilitationContinue reading “Displaced Karen demand Myanmar Army leave their ancestral lands”

KWO Message International Day to Stop Violence against Women

Today is the special day, recognized in the world, to bring attention to efforts to stop violence against women. The 25th of November is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and is also the opening day for the annual Campaign that will last for 16 days and which highlights community-based activismContinue reading “KWO Message International Day to Stop Violence against Women”

KWO Statement on International Women’s Day

Statement (International Women’s day For International Women’s Day (2016 March) in Burmese International Women’s day Statement in Karen Version  

KWO Message on International Human Rights Day, English Version

KWO and KWEG Joint Press Release:”The Burma Government Must Unconditionally and Immediately Release Naw Ohn Hla”

Community Opposes Military to Military Relations

Over many years, the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia have shown concern for human rights violations committed by the Burmese military, against ethnic minorities and others. But the current approach to military-to-military relations proposed by the US, UK and Australia will not prove to be beneficial to our mutual goals in ending human rightsContinue reading “Community Opposes Military to Military Relations”