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Human Rights in Burma

Chatham House, London

Participants

Charu Lata Hogg, Asia Program Manager, Child Soldiers International; Associate Fellow, Asia Programme, Chatham House
Matthew Smith, Researcher, Human Rights Watch

Overview

The speakers will discuss the humanitarian situation in Burma, arguing that improvements in human rights have not kept pace with the country's momentum towards political and economic reform. The discussion will include the current situation in Arakan and Kachin states and the recruitment of children to the Burmese military.