Karenni State

Karenni State:

see Kayah StateKayah State
, formerly Karenni State
, state (1983 pop. 168,355), 4,506 sq mi (11,671 sq km), E Myanmar, on the Thai border. Loikaw is the capital. The terrain is mountainous and is traversed by the Thanlwin (Salween), the principal river.
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The report emphasized that following the September 2018 amendment on 'Vacant, Fallow and Virgin Land Management Law (VFV Land Law)' land confiscation disputes have dramatically increased in Kayah or Karenni state. Accordingly, the new law demands that these people must now apply for 30 year concessions to use their own land.
"We are not objecting to the general's statue itself - we are demanding to implement his promises first," Khun Thomas, a leader of the Karenni State Youth Force, said at the protest, broadcast live on Facebook using smartphones.
"We are not objecting to the general's statue itself -- we are demanding to implement his promises first," Khun Thomas, a leader of the Karenni State Youth Force, said at the protest, broadcast live on Facebook using smartphones.
Naing Aung Ma Ngae, a representative of the New Mon State Party told DVB that merely holding political dialogues, referring to the 21st Century Panglong Conference, is 'not enough.' He referenced a number of political crises the government had waded into, including building a controversial state of Bogyoke Aung San in Karenni State.
The Karenni resistance in Karenni State (now called Kayah) was shattered in the mid-1990s.
The KNU favored an independent state, forged out of Karen State (Kayin State) and Karenni State (Kayah State), in Outer Myanmar (Lower Burma), administered solely by the Karen people.
The Shan were guaranteed twenty-five seats, the Karen twenty-four, the newly created Kachin state would get twelve seats (though not specifically designated to the Kachin ethnic group), the Chin division eight seats, three to the Karenni state, and four to Anglo-Burmans.
Hundreds of people turned out Tuesday to protest a statue of General Aung San in the Karenni State capital Loikaw, the latest effort to commemorate a man widely regarded as Burma's founding father that has run up against local resentment.
According to Dudley, by means of sensory experience, memory, nostalgia and practice, the Karenni attempt to create their pasts in the camp to make it feel more like home; this is done while simultaneously recognising it can never be fully completed because home is located in the past, inside the Karenni State in Burma.
Khun A-Than, a central committee member of the Kayan New Generation Youth, and Khun Tu Reh, chair of the Karenni State Farmers Union, were arrested along with Khun Bee Du for their solidarity protest on 5 January.
It said four checkpoints in Karenni State were going to be shut down but I'm also seeing new ones being built right now.
Sweden, June 21 -- As a person who has its roots in 'Pre Pro' village in Karenni state and whose uncle Tha Oo is still with the Karenni resistance, I was rather shock to hear the news reports that observers including American diplomat Erin Webster-Main and 10 religious and community leaders and members of Parliament were present at union-level peace talks between the government and Karenni resistance in Loikaw, the capital of Karenni State.