Soon you could see child soldiers like this donning the iconic blue helmet of the UN peacekeepers. That is essentially the recommendation raised by UN Special Envoy to Burma Vijay Nambiar. During a visit to Nay Pyi Taw in January, Nambiar suggested to Burmese Defense Commander-in-Chief Aung Hlaing that the Burmese military start sending troops on … More Mixed Messages from the UN in Burma
Visit our newly launched Investment & Trade webpage where we explore the impact and extent of US & international investment & trade in Burma. We also detail international financial involvement in Burma’s most tenuous developing sectors. US Campaign for Burma is committed to engaging our government, corporate, civil society, and grassroots partners on how foreign … More New Investment & Trade webpage
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163 incidences of anti-Muslim violence in 15 townships. 1,300 homes and other buildings destroyed. 11,376 people left homeless. 43 people killed. Not the results one would expect from an argument started in a gold shop. Not unless one knew that the owners of the shop were Muslim and the customers were Buddhist, and the gold … More Anti-Muslim Violence & Why Government-led Solutions are Dangerous