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Global Day Prayer for Burma March 8,2009

Global Day Of Prayer For Burma Sunday March 8, 2009
Why pray for Burma??
over 3200 villages has been destroyed by Burmese military
Burma has over 70,000 child soldiers
a place where mass displacement, forced labor, rape, torture, and all forms of persecution are a common reality
Religious persecution
Hundred thousand of political prisoners
Drug productions
Human trafficking
The list will go on and on........................... But you can make differences, Please pray for change in Burma! Thank you.

451,000 displaced in eastern Burma in 2008

Over 451,000 IDPs in Burma in 2008: Report

A new report released on Thursday by the Geneva-based International Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) said there are at least 451,000 internally displaced people in eastern Burma alone as of October 2008.
The report said that in eastern Burma, particularly in Karen, Karenni, Shan, and Mon states and Tenasserim division, IDPs are mainly the result of the Burmese military-government’s human rights violations.“IDPs living in areas in Myanmar [Burma] still affected by armed conflict between the army and insurgent groups remained the most vulnerable, with their priority needs tending to be related to physical security, food, shelter, health and education,” said the report.
To read a full report……