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Thousands flee Myanmar after clashes at Thai border


November 8th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Several people were killed in eastern Myanmar on Monday after a heavy gun battle that erupted between Karen rebels and the country's army, a day after the nation ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Myanmar’s ethnic groups demand UN probe into Karen exodus


June 10th, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 10 (DPA) A coalition of Myanmar's ethnic groups Wednesday called on the United Nations Security Council to investigate attacks on ethnic Karen villages in eastern Myanmar that have forced more ... Read more...

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‘Don’t Forget Burma’ urges author


April 24th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karen State (Myanmar), Apr.24 (ANI): The humanitarian situation in Myanmar remains desperate a year after cyclone Nargis slammed the country, the author of a new memoir of Burmese life has warned.Prominent campaigner ... Read more...

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UN human rights monitor arrives in Myanmar


February 14th, 2009 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 14 (DPA) The UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights, Tomas Ojea Quintana, arrived in Myanmar Saturday evening, a day after two activists were given 15-year prison terms by the military ... Read more...

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