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New Report Reveals "Life Under the Junta"

01/19/2011

While it’s no secret that the Government of Burma oppresses its people, the international community has only had survivors’ stories to assert these claims -- until now.One week before Burma’s human rights record will be reviewed by the UN at the Universal Periodic Review in Geneva, PHR has released the first widespread, quantitative reporting of rights abuses in Chin State, Burma.

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Washington Post Op-Ed Ignores Widespread and Systematic Human Rights Abuses in Burma

12/09/2010

Stanley Weiss’ Op-Ed in the Washington Post on Friday, December 3?laid out the author’s misguided reasoning for ending US sanctions on Burma’s military regime.

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Giving Refuge: Reflections on Working with Asylum Seekers

11/15/2010

In the newspapers, we read wrenching stories about suffering in faraway places such as Sudan, Rwanda, Congo, and Myanmar; through this work, these stories have become real to me.

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US Supports UN Commission of Inquiry to Investigate Crimes in Burma

11/05/2010

Embarking on a trip through several Asian nations last week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton publicly announced the United States' support for the establishment of a United Nations Commission of Inquiry to investigate crimes in Burma.

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Impact of Landmines on Burma's children

07/02/2010

Fourteen-year-old Kyan Khen* unwittingly triggered a landmine that took his left leg, and severely injured his right, while tending to his four buffalo in a rice field just across the Burmese border in Karen state in October 2009.

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