Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Fighting Along Myanmar-China Border Strains Ties

There is increasing concern over fighting in Myanmar’s Shan state, where on Tuesday a Red Cross convoy carrying civilians to safety came under fire. Myanmar’s President Thein Sein soon after declared a state of emergency in the region, imposing martial law. An estimated 50,000 people are said to have fled violence, many crossing the border into neighboring China. The convoy of Red Cross trucks carrying over 100 displaced people away from a conflict zone to safety was attacked despite...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter