April 19, 2020

Since the start of 2020, the Burma Army has deployed over 2,000 troops, and fired hundreds of mortar shells to try and push through a strategic road into the northern Karen district of Mutraw, despite its existing ceasefire with the Karen National Union. Hundreds of villagers have fled to hide in the jungle, and thousands more are preparing to flee. Villagers have been tortured, shot at indiscriminately and killed.

Karen Peace Support Network’s latest briefer gives details.

Read briefer in Burmese

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