Burma

In KNLA Territory, Karen Prepare to Mark 67th Resistance Day

By Saw Yan Naing 30 January 2016

HPA-AN DISTRICT, Karen State — Local Karen gathered in Hpa-an District on Saturday, near the headquarters of the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA), in preparation for events to mark the 67th Karen Resistance Day on Sunday.

Karen Resistance Day events are held annually on Jan. 31 to mark the founding of the Karen National Liberation Army, the armed wing of the Karen National Union, which took up arms against Burma’s central government in 1949.

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