he Fall of Manerplaw – Burma – The Karen have been battling for independence ever since Burma itself became independent. For downloads and more information visit: https://www.journeyman.tv/9659/short-f… Their resistance fighters have countered well the Burmese army’s attempt at defeating their fight for a separate homeland. We talk to the Karen in Manerplaw. The mainly Christian Karen form the largest ethnic minority in Burma. They fund their movement by logging valuable teak in the forests. But the Burmese army is sealing off the border with Thailand to stop this trade and hence the Karen’s source of funding.