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  1. 1. learning | 04 Feb 2013

    Kaeng Krachan welcomes Karen group

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Karen tribespeople are used to being evicted from Kaeng Krachan National Park, but not welcomed. Now one group of Karen who lost their land in 1996 is getting a second chance.

  2. 2. learning | 21 Feb 2013

    Tough road to recovery for Karen girl

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The scald wounds covering the body of the 12-year-old Karen girl who fell victim to slavery can be cured although she won't make a perfect recovery, a doctor at Ramathibodi Hospital says.

  3. 3. learning | 11 Jan 2013

    Final round victory for Karen villagers

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » The Supreme Administrative Court Thursday ordered the Pollution Control Department (PCD) to pay nearly 4 million baht in compensation to 22 Karen villagers over lead contamination at Klity Creek.

  4. 4. news | 26 Dec 2014

    Philippine communist rebels say peace talks may resume soon

    By AFP

    » The Philippine government and communist rebels said Friday that formal negotiations to end a lengthy insurgency could restart shortly, though the rebels' armed wing announced it was beefing up its guerilla campaign.

  5. 5. learning | 13 Jan 2015

    Singing her way to internet stardom (videos)

    About music

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Karen girl Jasmine, 14, with her enchanting voice has become a singing star on YouTube singing next to the famous Mon bridge in her hometown.

  6. 6. opinion | 16 Dec 2014

    Klity Creek's neglected toxic lead legacy 

    health

    Newspaper section: News

    » Lower Klity Creek village is a magical, almost idyllic place. It's home to some 400 ethnic Karen people, in a part of Thailand known for its national parks and scenic waterfalls. The creek meanders out of the jungle...

  7. 7. learning | 22 Apr 2014

    Rights activist 'disappears' in Kaeng Krachan

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Still no word on the whereabouts of prominent Karen activist Por Cha Lee "Billie" Rakcharoen who disappeared after being briefly detained by authorities, prompting a plea by an international human rights group for action

  8. 8. learning | 25 Mar 2013

    Refugee camp fire cause still in dispute

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » It is still not clear what caused the inferno that killed 37 Karen refugees and injured more than 100 in Mae Hong Song camp on Friday. Humanitarian assistance is now pouring in. Photo by Thiti Wannamontha.

  9. 9. learning | 08 Feb 2012

    Finally, compensation for Klity Creek victims

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Karen villagers from the Klity Creek area are one step closer to receiving compensation for the lead poison they have suffered since the 1990s.

  10. 10. news | 25 Jan 2015

    Pressure mounts on Russia as Ukraine rebels launch offensive

    By AFP

    » MARIUPOL (UKRAINE) - World leaders ramped up pressure on Moscow Sunday to stop pro-Kremlin rebels from embarking on a major new offensive in eastern Ukraine after rocket fire killed at least 30 people in a strategic gove...

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