Karen minority complains on junta’s ‘return forest’ policy

(Prachatai English)

After being threatened by the junta’s policies to reclaim national park lands, Karen villagers who have been living in the forest for generations filed a complaint to authorities to stop confisticating their land.    


Approximately 60 Karen tribe representatives from Mae Hong Sorn, the mountainous northern province, on Tuesday submitted a complaint to Damrongtham Center, an agency established by the Ministry of Interior to accept complaints, in Mae Hong Sorn provincial office to request the junta to revise its forest protection policy.

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