The 90 refugees from the Nu Po refugee camp in Thailand’s Tak Province are the first to return to Karen State under a programme sponsored by the Burmese government.
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Provisional talks likely to pave the way for more substantial negotiations as government makes additional approaches to armed groups
Nov 12, 2009 (DVB), Refugees who fled to Thailand in June after fighting broke out in eastern Burma's Karen state have been told by Thai authorities to leave the makeshift[…]
Sept 8, 2009 (DVB), Abuse of civilians by Burmese troops and a proxy militia that forced 5000 into Thailand in June continue to occur in Karen state, according to a[…]
Aug 6, 2009 (DVB), Around 200 Karen refugees have fled across the border to Thailand's refugee camps in recent weeks with many reporting continued forced recruitment into the Burmese army[…]
July 27, 2009 (DVB), Instances of forced labour, forced army recruitment and extortion are still being reported at the refugee camp in Burma's eastern Karen state that was overrun by[…]
Oct 30, 2008 (DVB), The State Peace and Development Council is said to be planning an all-out offensive against the Karen National Union, according to a source close to the[…]
Jul 14, 2008 (DVB), A former soldier from the Karen National Union was beaten by an unidentified group of assailants in Mae Sot on Friday afternoon and taken across the[…]