Locals in Demoso say the KNPP imposes an annual tax of about 5,000 kyat per household, and that they were given a 10 October deadline to pay up.
Twenty eight people have now been confirmed dead as a result of a disastrous landslide in eastern Burma on Sunday.
Cross-border aid group Free Burma Rangers recently undertook a front-line mission to Iraq, where its team embedded with Kurdish forces fighting ISIS.
Large numbers of protestors are arrested, as an image of confusion and violence in Letpadan emerges.
On the second episode of DVB’s Doh Pyay Doh Myay Roadshow, the team explores a mountain cave in Karenni State, feared by locals to be haunted.
Are ethnic voices being heard?
On this episode of DVB Debate, a panel of ethnic leaders and political analysts discuss the future of federalism in Burma.
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As brands of Burmese alcohol compete with recently approved foreign liquor imports, Karenni villagers are fighting to retain local brewing customs.
Film star and UNHCR special envoy Angelina Jolie visited a Karenni woman and her family at a refugee camp near the Thai-Burmese border on Friday, to mark World Refugee Day.