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Changes to Burmese Travel Ban Are Only a Partial Solution

08/09/2011

Although the recent change to travel restrictions may be a step in the right direction, it does not go nearly far enough.

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Trafficked Burmese Children Rescued in Chiang Mai

07/29/2011

Eight children were rescued by Thai police from an apartment in Chiang Mai on Tuesday. PHR supports the efforts of the Thai authorities to stop trafficking, an urges them to do more to combat this human rights violation throughout Thailand.

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Dissident Groups Call For Peace Between Burmese Government and Ethnic Armies

07/12/2011

A coalition of nine dissident groups from inside Burma called +9 Orgs issued a statement this week calling on the Burmese government to make peace with ethnic armies.

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Refugee Camp in Bangladesh Hit by Storm

07/08/2011

Heavy rains and high winds have stuck an unofficial refugee camp in Bangladesh, destroying makeshift shacks and other residences. Life in the camp before the disaster was precarious—external aid is limited and the residents are forced to fend for themselves.

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In Burma, Rape is Rife

07/06/2011

According to the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT), 18 Kachin women and girls have been raped by Burmese army soldiers since the beginning of June. The Burmese government should take action to prevent soldiers from committing rape and should prosecute and punish those who carry out or condone these crimes.

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