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Despite UN access, Kachin state remains a crisis zone

Democratic Voice of Burma
01/04/2012

Recently Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) investigated and reported on human rights violations and humanitarian needs in Kachin state. PHR’s report, Under Siege in Kachin State, Burma, called for the government of Burma to permit humanitarian organizations access to Kachin state, where tens of thousands of internally displaced peoples (IDPs) are running low on food and relief supplies.

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Despite Thaw, Burmese Still Dying in War Zone

Sydney Morning Herald
01/03/2012

A recent Sydney Morning Herald piece tells of the ongoing human rights violations occurring in Burma.

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A Year in Review: Important News & Events that Mattered to the Chin in 2011

Chinland Guardian
01/03/2012

New Report Shed Light on Abuse Against Chin: In January US-based Nobel Peace Prize-winning Physicians for Human Rights released a hard-hitting report on the Chin.

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Despite thaw, Burmese still dying in war zone

The Sydney Morning Herald
12/31/2011

RUILI, China-Burma border: The villagers scattered as machine guns raked the darkness, fleeing from the Burmese troops into the thick of the jungle. When day came they crept from their hiding places to find each other.

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Christmas Eve to be a Silent Night in Kachin State

The Irrawaddy
12/23/2011

Burma’s ethnic Kachin community, which is 90 percent Christian, traditionally celebrates Christmas complete with decorations, caroling and church worship. But due to the ongoing armed hostilities in their region of northern Burma, this year’s holiday celebrations will range from low-key to non-existent.

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