The Chin State of Burma (also known as Myanmar) is an isolated ethnic minority area with poor health outcomes and reports of food insecurity and human rights violations. We report on a population-based assessment of health and human rights in Chin State.
The February 8, 2011, issue of PLoS Medicine features a peer-reviewed article by Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) on the health impacts of human rights violations in Chin State, Burma. The population-based survey provides the first quantitative data on the human rights violations suffered by the people of Chin State.
Geneva, Switzerland — January 19, 2010 — Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) today announced findings from the first population-based survey to document human rights violations in all nine townships of Chin State.
Radio Free Asia interviews Sollom regarding PHR's emergency report, Stateless and Starving, on Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.
Twenty years after the November 1989 fall of the Berlin Wall, a repressive barricade is being quietly raised in the jungles of Burma. Burma’s new barrier symbolizes the past five decades of military rule and isolation from the free world. It should also remind the West of the brutal repression of ethnic minorities who abide mass atrocities behind Burma’s barricade.