Yearly Archives: 2014


KNU Statement on Tatmadaw’s Bombardment on KIO

KNU Position Statement on Tatmadaw’s Bombardment with Heavy Weapons on KIO Military Officer Academy November 21, 2014 1. We were much saddened on receiving the news that 23 young cadet officers were killed and 20 others wounded, who were attending the KIO Military Academy, due to Myanmar Tatmadaw’s bombardment with heavy weapons on November 19, […]


Third Emergency CSC Meeting

Central Standing Committee after 15th KNU Congress Third Emergency Meeting Statement October 29, 2014 1. Karen National Union (KNU) Central Standing Committee (CSC) third emergency meeting was held successfully from October 23 to 29. The emergency meeting was attended by 47 out of 50 CSC members. 2. The CSC emergency meeting reviewed and discussed, openly […]


Statement from KNU Defense Department

OFFICE OF THE SUPREME HEADQUARTERS KAREN NATIONAL UNION KAWTHOOLEI www.knuhq.org 14 October 2014 The Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) and the Karen National Defence Organisation (KNDO) are the Karen Revolutionary Armed Organisations that fully accept the political leadership of the Karen National Union.   Additionally, a policy for the unification of all Karen Armed Groups […]


Temporarily Suspension of Participation from the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC)

Temporarily Suspension of Participation from the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC) Effective Sunday, 31 August 2014, the Karen National Union (KNU) has temporarily suspended its participation in the United Nationalities Federal Council (UNFC).  The KNU Central Standing Committee will determine whether or not the KNU will withdraw from UNFC.  Until this decision is final, KNU […]