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Stories with subject: Ethnic conflicts
  • Myanmar's minorities fear election victory by military story has photos
    Updated: Nov-01-15 10:16 am

    HPA-AN, Myanmar - During nearly seven decades the villages of the Karen have been torched, their men summarily executed and their women raped as the ethnic minority battled Myanmar's military regime in the world's longest-running insurgency. Their homeland has been called the "hidden Darfur," where some 350,000 people have been driven from their homes into the jungles or refugee camps in neighboring Thailand.