After decades of conflict, women in former war zones along Burma’s borders continue to struggle with unequal treatment, a new report finds.
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Watch as KHRG takes you into rural southeastern Burma, where forced land confiscation and environmental destruction is taking place under the backdrop of an increasing Burmese military presence.
Leaders from six Karen armed groups have formed a task force in order to combat drug production and use in the east Burmese state.
UN rights expert Tomas Quintana says concerns persist over legal weaknesses and potential for investment to induce rights abuses
Burmese troops shell a camp for internally displaced persons, while sporadic clashes break out between Karen and Burmese army
A myopic focus on ‘political’ progress obscures the fact that for millions in Burma’s borderlands, nothing has changed since the 2010 elections. Direct testimony from rural communities is the only way to gauge this reality
Karen group says rosy assessments of Burma done without hearing the painful stories of civilians in rural areas whose suffering continues
Several reports from civilian areas in Kachin state claim a yellow substance that fell from the sky caused burn holes through vegetation
Opposition calls on President Zuma to revoke accreditation of Myint Naung, who is believed to be implicated in deaths of civilians
Rights groups claim the Burmese military is using convicts as porters in war zones, in what they allege amount to ‘war crimes’, as election promises on human rights seemingly ignored
Locals in southern Shan state told to leave homes as impending assault is accompanied by rumours of chemical weapons
Shelling of Shan army base leaves soldiers vomiting and struggling to breathe as speculation of chemical weapons use mounts
Nearly 9000 people in northern Karen state facing major food shortage as a result of abnormal weather and Burmese army attacks
Three shells land in Kawkareit town as human rights groups warns that military operations are creating a severe food shortage in Karen state
Tak governor’s comments that Thailand has ditched a refugee screening process and that they may have to return is met with anger
Sepp Blatter meets Thein Sein and gives funding to Myanmar Football Federation, whose chairman Zaw Zaw is subject to US and EU sanctions
Rights group says Thai authorities are ‘reluctantly’ allowing Karen refugees in as fighting at the weekend sparks another exodus
Aid groups warn that fighting continues in eastern Burma and refugees continue to move back and forth across the border
Latest eruption of fighting between Burmese troops and the DKBA comes after weeks of heavy-handed tactics against civilians
Lu Thaw township in northern Karen state hit by relentless military attacks for two decades and report says is one of the worst cases in eastern Burma
Five-year-old killed and older brother ‘critical’ as Thai refugee camps empty despite warnings that conditions in eastern Burma remain dangerous
Feb 11, 2010 (DVB)-A man has been killed after stepping on a landmine in an area of Burma’s eastern Karen state flogged to foreign observers last week as a ‘safe[…]