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2,100 Displaced, Villages Burned, Schools Abandoned as Seven Burma Army Battalions Attack

Over 2,100 people displaced, 4 villages burned, 14 schools abandoned and a clinic burned as seven Burma Army battalions attack villagers in Western Karen State, Burma. 12 February 2010. (Reports relayed from teams in the field with the IDPs)

More than 2,100 newly displaced Karen villagers hide from Burma Army after attacks

Seven Burma Army battalions (Five as the assault element and two in support) attacked villagers in Ler Doh township, Nyaunglebin District, Western Karen State, displacing over 2,100 villagers. […]

February 12, 2010  •  By Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Protracted Displacement and Militarization in Eastern Burma – 2009 Survey

An annual report 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. Download the report.

November 1, 2009  •  By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: ,  •  Read more ➤

Protracted Displacement and Militarization in Eastern Burma – 2009 Survey

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 […]

November 1, 2009  •  By Thailand Burma Border Consortium  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Abuse, Poverty and Migration: Investigating Migrants’ Motivations to Leave Home in Burma

This report analyses the root causes of large-scale migration by Burmese workers that find employment in Thailand and other countries in the region. Identifying these root causes has important implications for the assistance and protection of these migrants […]

June 10, 2009  •  By Karen Human Rights Group  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤