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From the Karen National Political Dialogue to ward the Political Will of the Karen National.

From the Karen National Political Dialogue to establish a Federal Democratic Union.

From the Karen National Political Dialogue to ward the Political Will of the Karen National.


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Karen National Union Official Website

Welcome to Karen National Union Intro KNU is a political organisation with an armed wing, the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA), that claims to represent the Karen people of Myanmar (Burma). It operates in mountainous eastern Myanmar, and has underground networks in other areas of Myanmar where Karen people live as a minority group. In the Karen language, this area is called Kawthoolei. Some of the Karen, led primarily by the Karen National Union (KNU), have waged a war against the central government since early 1949. The aim of the KNU at first was independence. Since 1976 the armed group has called for a federal system rather than an independent Karen State.