Five Karenni men were released from Loikaw Prison on Wednesday after serving 20-day sentences for violating Burma’s Peaceful Assembly Law, and the day prior three other men who were arrested for holding a subsequent solidarity protest were informed that the prosecution would be dropping their case.
Karenni rebels and government peace negotiators reached an 8-point agreement which included working together for a nationwide ceasefire and forming a joint-peace monitoring committee, at a landmark meeting in Loikaw[…]
Three people were said to have been killed on 24 December when KNPP troops ambushed a Burmese army convoy escorting workers of the Salween Dam Construction Project in Southeast Burma
Apr 27, 2009 (DVB), Two of Burma's main armed ethnic groups have said that accusations in a United Nations report that they continue to recruit child soldiers are wrong and[…]
Oct 8, 2008 (DVB), The Karenni National Progressive Party has denied rumours that it is negotiating an agreement with the State Peace and Development Council to put down its arms.[…]