PRESS RELEASE -- for immediate release

Monday, 9 January 2017

Indigenous Karen People in the proposed Salween Peace Park 5Conserving Protected Indigenous Karen Landscape 

"We, the Indigenous Karen people of Mutraw, recognizing our roots that transcend national boundaries; celebrating the natural world, which has sustained our people for generations, honoring the memory of those who have struggled against all forms of injustice against the people and the Earth with a commitment to the present and to the future, in order to create and sustain a lasting peace in our lands, protect and maintain the environmental integrity of the Salween River basin, preserve our unique cultural heritage, and further the self-determination of our people, do enact and establish: the Charter of the Salween Peace Park."


The full press release is available as below. 

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