Karen National Union (KNU) core member David Thaw passed away on Sunday night in a military hospital in Yangon, according to Karen in exile.
Thaw, aged 65, secretary of the KNU Peace Committee and key member of the negotiating team with the Myanmar government, died in Mingaladon Hospital, considered the best hospital in town, Myanmar activists said.
The news was broken on Monday morning by Ko Ko Lay, a United States citizen and a former Myanmar student leader, at a press conference in Bangkok to explain a trip by Myanmar exile activists dubbed the Peace Delegation for Motherland.
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