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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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PHR Calls on Obama Administration to Press for a Commission of Inquiry in Burma

07/07/2011

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) joined more than 20 other organizations in calling on President Obama to commit his Administration to enacting financial and banking sanctions and to pressing for an international Commission of Inquiry to investigate crimes in Burma.

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