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Burmese Army Ordered to Eliminate Shan People

Wednesday, 20 July 2011 21:05 - Last Updated Wednesday, 20 July 2011 21:24

Burmese army has ordered its all attacking battalions which are active in the fighting areas in Shan State to eliminate local populace and to burn down all villages in the war zone.

On 15 July, Maj. Gen Aung Than Htut, Chief of Bureau of Special Operation 2 which oversees all regional commands in Shan State and Karenni State summoned his all commanders concerned to meet him in Murng Nawng Sub-township. In the meeting, the commanders were told that the attacking soldiers have been given a free hand in dealing with local villagers in the battle fields-if they are men shoot them dead, if they are women rape them, if they are villages burn down them, a local villagers quoted an officer as saying.

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Burmese Army Ordered to Eliminate Shan People

Wednesday, 20 July 2011 21:05 - Last Updated Wednesday, 20 July 2011 21:24

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