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Posts Tagged ‘Execution’ (2 found)

Walking Amongst Sharp Knives

A report that reveals previously unreported abuses taking place against ethnic Karen women in Burma.

The practice of the Burmese Army to execute village heads has led to traditional Karen culture being turned upside-down, with women now being appointed village chiefs as they are seen as less likely to be killed. […]

February 25, 2010  •  By Karen Women Organization  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Pioneering women village heads targeted for systematic abuse by junta’s troops across Eastern Burma

Walking Amongst Sharp Knives reveals previously unreported abuses taking place against ethnic Karen women in Burma. The practice of the Burmese Army to execute village heads has led to traditional Karen culture being turned upside-down, with women now being appointed village chiefs as they are seen as less likely to be killed. However, this change […]

February 25, 2010  •  By Karen Women Organization  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤