Burmese Villages Facing Violence Ahead of Elections

Voice of America: “Burma’s ethnic Karen communities and rights groups are reporting stepped up attacks by Burma’s military on villages in eastern Karen state, including the torching of homes forcing hundreds to flee into the jungles. Rights groups fear the attacks may be the start of a campaign ahead of national elections later this year.”

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