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Protracted Displacement and Militarization in Eastern Burma – 2009 Survey

By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  November 1, 2009

An annual report of Thailand-Burma Border Consortium that summarizes the scale and distribution of displacement in 38 townships and reviews trends through an analysis of interviews with over 3,100 households between 2005 and 2009. It also includes a conflict assessment based on community consultations in areas of ongoing armed conflict as well as ceasefire areas.

The document offers a rich source of information on update situation in ethnic rural areas and explains how lives of ethnic minorities are affected by armed conflicts. With the through examining of the report, militarization of the State Peace Development Council (SPDC) has been proven to be the cause of vulnerability, specific threats to women and children.

Click here to download the report.

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