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9th of May 2011 0

Thailand sends Karen refugees in war zone

More than 1000 refugees who last week the war in the Burmese Karen State have fled forced to return to the conflict. They had crossed the border because of the ongoing fighting in their habitat. The Thai authorities, however, that the fights are over. “We are still fighting around the village. Therefore, we choose for us to hide in the jungle instead of going back home, “said one refugee from the border told reporters Irrawaddy News. After new armed conflict between Burmese government troops and an alliance of the Karen National Union and Democratic Karen Buddhist Army, hundreds of refugees crossed the border into Thailand.

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