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Burmese Military Accused of Committing Sexual Violence

A senior official with a women's rights group in Burma, also known as Myanmar, says the Burmese military is committing acts of sexual violence in conflict-ridden ethnic regions of the country. In an interview with VOA Wednesday, Julia Marip of the Women's League of Burma said such acts are happening despite the country's transition to a civilian government and its recent democratic reforms. Marip made her remarks one day after the league issued a report documenting more...

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