Myanmar: aftermath: three years of dislocation in the Kayah state

During February 1999 Amnesty International interviewed dozens of Karenni civilians who had escaped to Thailand in late 1998 and early 1999. They reported recent widespread incidents of forced labour and portering, arbitrary arrests and torture, and extrajudicial killings by the military, which occurred in the context of the internal displacement of civilians in the Kayah State.

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