Myanmar- Still on the Run
More than 75,000 people remain displaced in Myanmar's northern Kachin state. As the Burmese army detains 14 displaced persons, this report gains access to Pakatong refugee camp in Kachin State.
The old totalitarian Burmese guard may have changed but on the ground much remains unchanged. "We have been running from the war until today... I wish it would end", a Kachin refugee prays. Tens of thousands are seeking refuge in camps like Pakatong, where humanitarian access is limited. "The Burmese are making it very difficult for them to reach us", a local NGO worker explains. An alarming rise in land mine casualties has also put a strain on medical workers.FULL SYNOPSIS