• Geography
  • Published 2007

Internal Displacement in Eastern Burma: Dynamics and Dilemmas

  title={Internal Displacement in Eastern Burma: Dynamics and Dilemmas},
  author={Richard Keith Humphries},
This paper discusses the massive and continuing internal displacement of what are primarily ethnic minority populations in eastern Burma. The region is one afflicted by decades-long civil wars, militarized politics, large-scale human rights violations, and overall human insecurity. The paper examines the historical context of this largely conflict-driven tragedy and considers the political, economic and social dynamics contributing to the current displacement crisis. It takes note of the varied… CONTINUE READING