May Sabe Phyu

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Burmese security forces stand guard during unrest at a camp for Muslim Rohingya refugees on the outskirts of the town of Sittwe in Rakhine State. (AFP)

While the United States debates reimposing targeted sanctions on top military leaders in Burma, much of the focus is on the heart-rending Rohingya crisis.

But military aggression has escalated recently against the Kachin, an ethnic minority in the north. The Kachin have suffered systemic discrimination for more than six decades. As a citizen of both Burmese and Kachin ethnicity who grew up in this conflict area, I strongly support the calls in Rep. Eliot Engel’s (D-N.Y.) bill for financial and travel sanctions against individuals directly implicated in the violence against civilians.

I want my country to be a prosperous, liberal democratic society.…  Seguir leyendo »