Sympathisers from across Burma have been flocking to the Aung Theikdi Buddhist monastery in Pegu Division since news spread that 144 families were sheltering there after their homes were bulldozed and demolished.
Unarmed soldiers from the KNU, the BGF and the KPC march together without arms in a show of unity as Karens mark their New Year at Shwe Koko.
Karen National Union and Democratic Karen Buddhist Army say they will join forces during negotiations with Burma’s government
SSA and DKBA rebels held talks in bid to work together to go on renewed offensive against the Burmese army, look to new tactics
A convoy carrying two senior Burmese govt officials recently ambushed by the DKBA near the border town of Myawaddy
Troops ordered to launch synchronised attacks against Burmese forces in a bid to weaken overall mobility of army
Before he was assassinated, my father Padoh Mahn Sha had long advocated for disparate Karen armies to join to fight the Burmese junta
Democratic Karen Buddhist Army says planning ‘urban warfare’ campaign on govt property in Myawaddy as streets quieten and shops close
On Karen Martyrs day, 60 years since Saw Ba U Gyi was martyred, DVB caught up with the leading dissenting voice against the Burmese military government’s Border Guard Force (BGF), DKBA commander Na Kham Mwe.
Members of the DKBA’s infamous 999 brigade have defected to join BGF dissenter Na Kham Mwe of DKBA 5th brigade
More than 500 people are reportedly displaced in eastern Karen state’s Hpapun township after their village came under artillery fire by government’s army troops who also burnt down most of the houses in the village
Tensions high as SPDC look set to launch offensive against dissident DKBA commander Na Kham Mwe of brigade 907, hundreds of refugees fleeing fighting
Report by UN expert criticises use of child soldiers by both armed ethnic groups and the Burmese army but falls short on wider state-sanctioned crimes
Rumours circulate that Democratic Karen Buddhist Army has suffered a ‘vertical split’ as junta prepares to launch an offensive in eastern Burma
The late Karen National Union leader’s house on the Thai-Burma border is now a sweatshop; like him, it has fallen victim to myopic greed on behalf of ruling powers
Jan 21, 2010 (DVB), A Thai village chief has been seriously injured after being shot twice by a pro-Burmese junta militia, who last week crossed from eastern Burma into Thailand.[...]