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“They Came and Destroyed Our Village Again" The Plight of Internally Displaced Persons in Karen State

Ashley, South


While the nonviolent struggle of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi against the Burmese military government’s continuing repression has captured the world’s attention, the profound human rights and humanitarian crisis endured by Burma’s ethnic minority communities has largely been ignored. ¶ Decades of armed conflict have devastated ethnic minority communities, which make up approximately 35 percent of Burma’s population. The Burmese army, or Tatmadaw, has for many years carried out numerous and...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005-06
Type: Journal article


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