Persecution Watchdog Concerned as Burma Army Continues to Rape and Kill

Rape, torture, forced labour and killings continue in Burma as the military regime this week re-convened its National Convention to draft a constitution for the country.

Published 19 July 2007
Rape, torture, forced labour and killings continue in Burma as the military regime this week re-convened its National Convention to draft a constitution for the country.

According to the latest report from the Free Burma Rangers, a relief organisation working in the conflict areas of eastern Burma, the Burma Army's offensive in Karen State has continued throughout May and June.

Six villagers were killed on 2 June in Mon Township, Nyaungelbin District, reports Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW). Three weeks later, in P'Na Ner village, the village headman was captured by Burma Army troops who slit his throat.

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