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Posts Tagged ‘IDPs’ (93 found)

Displaced Childhoods: Human Rights and International Crimes against Burma’s Internally Displaced Children

Displaced Childhoods is the first comprehensive report which documents the experiences of internally displaced children against the backdrop of Burma’s obligations under domestic and international law. Burma’s children have been scarred by death, destruction, loss and neglect at the hands of Burma’s military […]

April 7, 2010  •  By Partners Relief, Free Burma Rangers  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

2009 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices: Burma

Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

Burma, with an estimated population of 54 million, is ruled by a highly authoritarian military regime dominated by the majority ethnic Burman group. The State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), led by Senior General Than Shwe, was the country’s de facto government. Military officers wielded the ultimate authority at each level of government. […]

March 11, 2010  •  By US Department of State  •  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 ➤