Friday, June 01, 2012
Karen armed groups have agreed in principal to unite under
the same flag to try to resolve all conflicts between them
through peaceful dialogue. The armed groups say they will
officially recognize the blue, white and red flag that is currently
regarded by all Karen as their national flag
The Burmese government continues to commit human rights
abuses including torture and inhumane treatment with impunity,
according to a new report by ND-Burma, a network
for human rights documentation.
Some 2,000 workers on strike at the Hi Mo wig factory in
Rangoon’s Hlaing Tharyar Industrial Zone are in need of food
and water as the Korean owner of the factory on Thursday
cut all food supplies and electricity inside the workers barracks
that they have been occupying at the plant.