Burma Army Threatens Human Rights Activists

The Myanmar authorities should stop prosecuting and threatening journalists and human rights defenders for reporting and speaking out about human rights abuses said Fortify Rights in a statement on 3rd January.

Campaign Aims to Highlight Ongoing Human Rights Plight in Burma

A campaign by the Burma Campaign UK is trying to highlight ongoing human rights abuses in Burma.

To make its point, Burma Campaign has delivered more than 2,000 rose-tinted glasses, and issued photo petitions to the British Foreign Office to put pressure on the British government to a “return to putting human rights as their top priority in Burma,” the group said.

UNFC Wants the KNU to Rejoin

The United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) wants the Karen National Union (KNU) to be part of its organisation. In a speech delivered by Khu Oo Reh, General Secretary of the UNFC on the 66th anniversary of Karen Revolution Day in Karen State he underlined the importance of the KNU role in the UNFC.

KNU Stands with UNFC and NCCT on Nationwide Ceasefire

Padoh Saw Thamein Tun, a member of the Karen National Union (KNU)’s Central Executive Committee said that the KNU would never go alone and sign a nationwide ceasefire in Burma. The KNU said that it is only willing to sign the ceasefire together with the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) and the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT).

Army Returns Confiscated Land

Government Artillery Battalion 360 returned 105 acres of land confiscated in 2001 from a religious group and farmers in Daw-Sae Village, Demawso Township. Karenni State on 23rd January.

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