The Oppressed Lives

September 6, 2010

Since 1962 the Burmese military Junta has considered large portions of Southern Burma including Yebyu Towhship, a free-fire zone. Residents suspected of aiding insurgent forces are often presumed guilty by Burmese soldier, and face significant abuse. Residents who can no longer bear the abuses will often flee, seeking shelter along the Thai-Burma border, or as in the following case. resettlement camps administered by the New Mon State Party (NMSP). But as years of abuse have progressed, problems within these camps have also increased.


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