A Karen Border Guard Force has released 35 Thai tourists who were detained at a market in Burma on Saturday following negotiations.
Gen Saw Chit Thu, leader of the Karen Border Guard Force, said he may close Karen State’s border with Thailand if a dispute with Thai officials is not resolved.
Karen Rivers Watch says recent fighting for control of a road to the site of the controversial Hatgyi hydropower dam is putting a dangerous strain on the ceasefire in Karen…
Five civilians were reported injured after DKBA troops allegedly attacked a Border Guard Force in Karen State’s Kawkareik Township on Wednesday.
The Burmese army has continued operations to secure Karen State stretches of the Asian Highway, with the aid of local paramilitaries.
A Buddhist monk is among six men to have been sentenced to lengthy prison terms for the killing of a Buddhist abbot in Karen State last year.