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Resources and Links

Publications

Karen people: culture, faith and history

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Karen Buddhist Dhamma Dhutta Foundation has created a series of twenty-one posters with information about the Karen people. Click on a title to open the poster.

1. The Karen people

2. The Karen flag

3. Karen Buddhists

4. Karen Christians

5. Karen Animists

6. Karen Muslims

7. Karen New Year

8. Karen Revolution Day

9. Karen Martyr’s Day

10. Thingyan

11. Wrist Tying Ceremony

12. War without end

13. Karen refugee camps

14. Landmines

15. Forced labour

16. Killings

17. Rape

18. Destruction of villages

19. Persecution of Buddhists

20. Persecution of Christians

21. Persecution of Muslims

For more information about the posters, click here.

More publications to be added soon.
 

Media

The Karen community in Bendigo has received very positive media coverage in the local television and newspapers. Click here for a selection of newspaper articles.
 

Links

The following websites have more information about the Karen people and are highly recommended.

Karen Human Rights Groupwww.khrg.org

Karen Women’s Organisationwww.karenwomen.org

Karen Teacher Working Group - www.ktwg.org

Thai-Burma Border Consortiumwww.tbbc.org

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugeeswww.unhcr.org

Free Burma Rangers - www.freeburmarangers.org

Irrawaddy News - www.irrawaddy.org

Karen News - www.karennews.org

Karen Information Centre (Karen-language news) - www.kicnews.org

Drum Publications (Karen-language publications) – www.drumpublications.org

Kwekalu News (Karen-language news) - www.kwekalu.net

 

Please note these websites are not linked to the Karen Buddhist Dhamma Dhutta Foundation Inc. in any way.

 

 
 
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