Burma Army Kills Girl
During the later part of November in the United States the pre holiday activities begin with preparation for the Thanksgiving Holiday followed by the traditional December Holiday season that ends with New Years.
On the other side of the world the villages and residents spread across the Karen State of eastern Burma celebrate and give thanks for surviving what has been routine mortar attacks and Army assaults on their villages. The villagers also grieve what also has become a continuous loss of life of their loved ones, as is the case in the most recent death of a young girl from a Burmese Army Mortar attack.
Burma Army Trucks Enter Village
The attack of November 10th 2010 on a village in the Dooplaya District in the Karen State caused the death of a young girl named Naw Ther Da Paw and displaced the villagers.
The fifty year long civil war between the people of the eastern states of Burma and the Burmese government continues to be one of the longest ongoing wars in the world, and also the most unnoticed and a classic example of the term “Out of sight, out of mind”.
The link provided below connects to the Free Burma Rangers site, an aid organization providing medical and humanitarian assistance to the people of eastern Burma struggling to survive and live free of oppression.