Karen National Union (KNU) Celebrates 70 Years of Ethnic Armed Resistance in Myanmar

Soldiers of Karen National Union (KNU) attend a music concert during the 70th anniversary of Karen National Revolution Day in Kaw Thoo Lei, Kayin state, Myanmar.

Karen National Union (KNU) Celebrates 70 Years of Ethnic Armed Resistance in Myanmar

  MYANMAR-THAI BORDER – Thousands of people sporting traditional ethnic costumes and Karen rebel fighters showing off their guns marched, sang and danced last week to celebrate 70 years since the start of the struggle for greater autonomy from Myanmar. Boasting more than 5,000 soldiers, the Karen National Union (KNU) is one of the most […]