A human rights group in Karen State is calling for the demilitarisation of former conflict areas to ensure that Burma’s ongoing peace process is “stable and long lasting”.
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Decades of armed conflict in Burma make it one of the worst hit countries for landmines. People living close to the border are the most severely affected. But five years ago a prosthetics factory opened in Loikaw, Karenni state. And all of the people working at the factory are landmine victims themselves.