Ethnic rebels refute allegations, and say the Burmese military is “spreading lies”. KIA spokesman says the campaign is a veiled threat against the local population.
Khon Ja pointed to an infamous incident involving a woman named Sumlut Roi Ja, who was abducted by Burmese soldiers in 2011 and never seen again.
Returning from a global summit on sexual violence in London, Susanna Hla Hla Soe of the Karen Women’s Empowerment Group says nearly everyone is missing the point.
Civil society groups have urged the World Bank to exercise caution before pressing ahead with their plans to pump millions into community projects in conflict-torn border regions or risk “exacerbating”…