“In an attempt to diffuse tensions, our negotiation team will be prepared for talks with Tatmadaw counterparts in Bago on 29-30 March.”
“The DKBA renegades employed guerrilla tactics,” said a local BGF commander.
“We have only rice for survival,” said Saw Swe Tun, the camp administrator.
Although the cessation of international aid had been projected 18 months ago, the KNU has appealed for international groups to continue funding until peace prevails in the region.
Karen CSOs highlight human rights issues and other matters relating to the repatriation of refugees in meeting with Yanghee Lee.
The concerns of ethnic Karen refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) were raised on Tuesday, World Refugee Day, over the lack of a clear plan for the return and reintegration…