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International Expulsion of Former Member of WKO Argentina

WKO takes serious notice of the long term inappropriate activities of Mr. Mario Jose Lidji Ingrassia (former member of WKO Argentina) towards WKO Argentina and its related members, and has decided to expel him from WKO internationally with the approval of the WKO Board, as of May 24, 2018, in order to support the activities and further development of WKO Argentina. 
We would also like to clarify that Mr. Mario Ingrassia has no relation with WKO after this date of expulsion, and is prohibited to call himself a member of WKO as well as to carry out his activities by using names of WKO members including WKO officials and instructors.

Canada Camille Ohan Branch Dan Grading Exam

Date: May 12, 2018
Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Organizer: Camille Ohan Branch

I would like to congratulate the school of Alexandre Haché Karate for a very impressive Dan-Grading exam.

The 3rd All Afghanistan Shinkyokushinkai Karate National Tournament 2018

Date: May 11, 2018
Place: Jalalabad, Nangarhar, Afghanistan
Organizer: Afghanistan Branch

The 3rd All Afghanistan Shinkyokushinkai Karate National Tournament 2018 has started at 6:00 a.m. on 11th May 2018, in Jalalabad City, Afghanistan.

European Black Belt Seminar & Referee Course 2018

Date: April 27-29, 2018
Place: Stara Wies, Poland
Organizer: EKO (WKO Europe Region) & PFKS (WKO Poland Branch)

On April 27-29, the European Black Belt Seminar and Referee Course was held in Poland. The EKO seminar and course was organized by the PFKS (Polsih Karate Federation Shinkyokushinkai).

13th Swiss-Open Juniors Championship 2018

Date: April 28, 2018
Place: Stans, Switzerland
Organizer: Shihan Peter Steinmann, Branch Chief Switzerland

The 13th Swiss-Open Juniors Championship was held on April 28 in Stans