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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 2004

    This report describes the current situation faced by rural Karen villagers in Toungoo District (known as Taw Oo in Karen). Toungoo District is the northernmost district of Karen State, sharing borders with Karenni (Kayah) State to the east, Pegu (Bago) Division to the west, and Shan State to the north. To the south Toungoo District shares borders with the Karen districts of Nyaunglebin (Kler Lweh Htoo) and Papun (Mutraw).

  2. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    October, 2000

    Roads, Relocations, and the Campaign for Control in Toungoo District. Based on interviews and field reports from KHRG field researchers in this northern Karen district, looks at the phenomenon of 'Peace Villages' under SPDC control and 'Hiding Villages' in the hills; while the 'Hiding Villages' are being systematically destroyed and their villagers hunted and captured, the 'Peace Villages' face so many demands for forced labour and extortion that many ofthem are fleeing to the hills.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 2003

    1. Food Security from a Rights-based Perspective;
    2. Local Observations from the States and Divisions
    of Eastern Burma:-
    2.1 Tenasserim Division
    (Committee for Internally Displaced Karen Persons);
    2.2 Mon State (Mon Relief and Development Committee);
    2.3 Karen State (Karen Human Rights Group)
    2.4 Eastern Pegu Division (Karen Office of Relief and Development);
    2.5 Karenni State (Karenni Social Welfare Committee);
    2.6 Shan State (Shan Human Rights Foundation)...

  4. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    September, 1999

    This document presents the findings, conclusions and recommendations of the People's Tribunal on Food Scarcity
    and Militarization in Burma. The Tribunal’s work will appeal to all readers interested in human rights and social
    justice, as well as anyone with a particular interest in Burma. The Asian Human Rights Commission presents this
    report in order to stimulate discourse on human rights and democratization in Burma and around the world.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    November, 1998

    Burmese version

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    May, 2005

    Between October 2004 and January 2005 SPDC troops launched forays into the hills of Nyaunglebin District in an attempt to flush villagers down into the plains and a life under SPDC control. Viciously timed to coincide with the rice harvest, the campaign focused on burning crops and landmining the fields to starve out the villagers. Most people fled into the forest, where they now face food shortages and uncertainty about this year's planting and the security of their villages.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research

    The right to food is one of the most widely violated human rights. Although enough food is produced to feed the world, it is estimated that more than 850 million people in the world suffer from hunger and malnutrition. Only a small percentage can be attributed to natural catastrophes or civil wars. The vast majority suffer from chronic hunger in everyday life.

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research

    A major resource. Several articles on Burma (use the Search and Info by country). Extremely good links page: NGOs, Intergovernmental Sites, Research Institutes; Other links. "The World Rainforest Movement is an international network of citizens' groups of North and South involved in efforts
    to defend the world's rainforests. It works to secure the lands and livelihoods of forest peoples and supports their
    efforts to defend the forests from commercial logging, dams, mining, plantations, shrimp farms,

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    August, 1999

    an edited version of a report by the People's Tribunal on Food Scarcity and Militarization in Burma, which was published by the Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) in October 1999.

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