Monthly Archives: January 2015

IDP rehabilitation in Karenni State

By John Paul for Kantarawaddy Times. November 2014. Translated and edited by SDC students, staff and volunteers. In Karenni State, the government and KNPP have been implementing a project to establish a model village for rehabilitation of some Internally Displaced … Continue reading

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A short history of conflict in Karenni State

The ethnic groups that comprise Karenni State have suffered from a long history of conflict. The ongoing ceasefire talks will hopefully bring forth a peace process and an end to this suffering, but this is not the first ceasefire in … Continue reading

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Solyaku village will require a demonstration if the SPDC don’t stop confiscating land

By San Phyo Htun for Kantarawaddy Times. September 2014. Translated and edited by SDC students, staff and volunteers. In Solyaku village, Hpruso township, the Burmese Army’s 531st light infantry battalion have taken villager’s land. If the government cannot solve this … Continue reading

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Is your resource looting making refugees afraid to return?

By Sue Meh for Kantarawaddy Times. August 2014. Translated and edited by SDC students, staff and volunteers. For a long time, the eastern side of the Salween River had a lot of natural greenery, resources and animals. If there is … Continue reading

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2015 – Free and fair election campaign

Our SDC is currently running a free and fair election campaign inside Karenni State. Our inside trainers are sharing information to communities in Karenni State about what a free and fair election is. They are also distributing a leaflet about … Continue reading

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5th Advanced Course Graduation Ceremony

On 10th December 2014, we held a graduation ceremony for the students who have completed our 5th Advanced Community Management Training Course. This course is run in collaboration with our partner organisation, EarthRights.   The graduation day was celebrated in … Continue reading

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