To mark the 36th anniversary of KWO-Day, KWO addressed a formal letter to all KWO members and Karen people around the world. KWO call for unity, for us to continue to work together for our organization and nation – and to keep persevering in our work until we have achieved justice and equality for all.Continue reading “36TH KWO DAY”
IDPs in Karen State are in urgent need of food and supplies as they have been forced to flee airstrikes by the Burma Army. KWO is grateful for any donations to support our community. Please donate here: https://t.co/TtuNTrWNbp?amp=1
28 March 2021: The Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) strongly condemns the Burma Army’s escalation of attacks on innocent Karen civilians, using jet fighters. On 27 March, Burma Army soldiers launched night-time airstrikes on Day Bu No Village, Lu Thaw Township, Mu Traw District, killing three civilians and injuring seven others. Moreover, this attack caused moreContinue reading “Statement: KWO Condemns Violence in Karen State & Calls for Immediate Response”
EU Must Act in Response to Bombing in Karen State and Killing of Protesters The European Karen Network, representing Karen communities in Europe, calls for urgent action by the European Union in response to the use of jet aircraft to bomb villagers in Karen state, and the killing of more than 100 protesters across theContinue reading “Statement By European Karen Network”
The International Karen Organisation (IKO) strongly condemns the Burmese military fighter jets bombing our homeland again for the first time in almost thirty years. The first attacks came yesterday as the military killed more than 120 people across Burma. More bombings have taken place again today. Read in full here.
On International Women’s Day, KWO joins women around the world in celebrating theachievements of women and reaffirming our commitment to continue fighting for women’s rights and challenging oppression, according to this year’s theme. Read our statement in Karen, English and Burmese.
Today on 2 March 2020, over 2,500 villagers from over 34 villages, protested against the Burma Army and demanded their immediate withdrawal from their communities in Bu Tho and Lu Thaw Townships, Mu Traw District, Kaw Thoo Lei.
On the 73rd anniversary of Karen National Day, KWO sends our best wishes to Karen people all around the world, and reminds all of you to renew the love and spirit of our nation and to work together to liberate the strength of Karen people. Let us all be united until we reach our goal.Continue reading “KWO Formal Letter for Karen National Day”
5 February 2021 marks as 74th Karen National Union day. On the 74th anniversary of Karen National Union Day , the KWO sends our best wishes to Karen people all around the world as well as reminds all of you to renew the love and spirit of our nation and people and work together forContinue reading “KWO Formal Letter for KNU Day”
2 February 2021: The Karen Women’s Organization (KWO) strongly condemns the Burma Army’s shameful coup, arbitrary detainment and arrest of government officials and activists, and continued targeting of innocent civilians in ethnic conflict zones. We call urgently for decisive punitive measures by the international community against the new military regime. Our statement in full canContinue reading “Statement: KWO Strongly Condemns the Burma Army for its Shameful Coup and Continued Attacks Against Civilians”