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  1. 11. learning | 22 Apr 2014

    Rights activist 'disappears' in Kaeng Krachan

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Still no word on the whereabouts of prominent Karen activist Por Cha Lee "Billie" Rakcharoen who disappeared after being briefly detained by authorities, prompting a plea by an international human rights group for action

  2. 12. learning | 08 Feb 2012

    Finally, compensation for Klity Creek victims

    Easy English news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » Karen villagers from the Klity Creek area are one step closer to receiving compensation for the lead poison they have suffered since the 1990s.

  3. 13. news | 18 Feb 2015

    Army put in charge of strife-torn Myanmar area

    By AP

    » YANGON — Myanmar granted its military unprecedented powers to deal with fighting between ethnic minority rebels and government troops in the Kokang region, after week-long clashes left dozens of soldiers dead and sent te...

  4. 14. news | 17 Feb 2015

    Thousands flee fighting in Myanmar

    » BEIJING — Tens of thousands of refugees from Myanmar's ethnic region of Kokang have fled into the neighbouring Chinese province of Yunnan over the past week amid fighting between militants and government troops.

  5. 15. news | 17 Feb 2015

    Exiled Shakhtar miss home support against Bayern

    By AFP

    » KIEV - War refugees Shaktar Donetsk go into a Champions League clash with high-flying Bayern Munich on Tuesday starved of competition and support and far from home.

  6. 16. news | 01 Feb 2015

    Refugee protest at Australian Open final

    By AFP

    » Play was held up during the Australian Open men's final on Sunday when a banner was unfurled protesting against the treatment of refugees, with one person jumping on centre court.

  7. 17. news | 01 Feb 2015

    Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded

    » TOKYO — Japan and other nations condemned with outrage and horror on Sunday the beheading purportedly by the Islamic State group of Kenji Goto, a journalist who sought through his coverage of Syria to convey the plight o...

  8. 18. news | 31 Dec 2014

    Carnage avoided as ship halted

    By AFP

    » GALLIPOLI, ITALY: Italy's coastguard narrowly averted another high seas disaster by intercepting a disabled freighter with more than 900 Syrian refugees on board that was on a collision course with the country'...

  9. 19. learning | 09 Nov 2011

    Floods: Escape to tent cities near homes

    About the floods

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Flood refugees find high ground near their homes to protect them from burglars and wait out floods.

  10. 20. learning | 11 Nov 2010

    Too soon to go home?

    General news

    By Terry Fredrickson

    » As the situation in Myawaddy improves, Burmese refugees staying in the Three Pagodas Pass area in Kanchanaburi’s Sangkhla Buri district still fear for their lives.

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