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"They came and destroyed our village again" : the plight of internally displaced persons in Karen State

Author: Brad Adams; Joseph Saunders
Publisher: New York, NY : Human Rights Watch, 2005.
Series: Human Rights Watch., C ;, v. 17, no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Background. Aung San Sun Kyi, the NLD, and the SPDC'S failed national dialogue -- Fifty years of ethnic conflict -- The Karen -- Ceasefires -- The monk's story. -- Human rights abuses of the Karen. Human rights and humanitarian law violations in Karen State -- Forced labor. -- Internal displacement. Why they are displaced -- How displacement happens -- Patterns of forced relocation -- Consequences of displacement.  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brad Adams; Joseph Saunders
OCLC Number: 60742871
Notes: Caption title.
Description: 70 pages : maps ; 28 cm.
Series Title: Human Rights Watch., C ;, v. 17, no. 4.
Other Titles: Burma :
Plight of internally displaced persons in Karen State
Responsibility: [report edited by Brad Adams and Joe Saunders].

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Background. Aung San Sun Kyi, the NLD, and the SPDC'S failed national dialogue -- Fifty years of ethnic conflict -- The Karen -- Ceasefires -- The monk's story. -- Human rights abuses of the Karen. Human rights and humanitarian law violations in Karen State -- Forced labor. -- Internal displacement. Why they are displaced -- How displacement happens -- Patterns of forced relocation -- Consequences of displacement. Lessons from ceasefires in Kachin and Mon states Kachin state -- Mon state -- Lessons learned. -- Humanitarian responses. Humanitarian agencies in Burma -- Policy options. -- Recommendations. To the Burmese government, the "State Development and Peace Council"--To the KNU and KNLA -- To the SPDC AND KNU -- To the United Nations, international aid agencies, and other donors -- To the government of the Royal Kingdom of Thailand. -- Acknowledgements.

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