Women want local participation in development projects A Karenni women’s group says it will not accept development projects in Kayah State during the current sensitive transitional period, if there is no local cooperation.
No evidence of child violations in Karenni, says Geneva Call A leading international organization, Geneva Call, has said it has found no evidence of violations of child rights in Karenni State under the Karenni National People’s Party (KNPP). The party has also repeatedly called for its removal from a UN list of violators.
Local voices excluded on dam project Local people were not allowed to gather for a peaceful protest over a dam project dam in Karenni state, despite the hailing by mainly western countries of positive changes in Myanmar after U Thein Sein took office in 2011.
Karenni peace talks need to focus on two key points to avoid fighting Myanmar troop movements and military construction activities are key issues that need to be addressed in order for the ceasefire process in Karenni State to progress, according to the Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP).
Written by Kantarawaddy Times Friday, 17 May 2013 12:51
A construction worker at No.14 Military Training School in Pruso township in Kayah (Karenni) State has been given a life sentence for raping a primary school girl, according to the court.
Written by Kantarawaddy Times Tuesday, 14 February 2012 10:44
The Karenni National Progressive Party (KNPP) agreed to hold further peace-talks with the Naypyidaw delegates in early next month and a ceasefire will be a main topic for discussion.
Written by Hseh Phoe Shay Wednesday, 12 October 2011 19:23
Karenni Refugee Camp 1, about a one hour drive from Mae Hong Son City, in northwestern Thailand, is my home. I have lived there among 15,000 of my people for nearly 10 years, after being born in Camp 3, which was an hour’s walk away.