KAREN FARMERS IN THE IRRAWADDY DELTA: Suffering under the SLORC

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KAREN FARMERS IN THE IRRAWADDY DELTA: Suffering under the SLORC

Published date:
Thursday, August 13, 1992

On August 5, 1992 two Karen boys from Kyone Pyaw Township, Irrawaddy Division, arrived in the Karen Liberated Area after fleeing their village in the Irrawaddy Delta. They described the SLORC 36 Regiment's arbitrary arrests of 20 Karen villagers, violations of villagers' right to earn their livelihoods, forced recruitment, and torture.