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Malaysia, Thailand shocked by the typical

Reports of the terrible conditions of human trafficking camps are coming out now:

Malaysian authorities said Monday a cluster of abandoned jungle camps used by human traffickers contained 139 suspected graves as well as barbed-wire pens probably used to cage migrants, shedding more light on a regional trade that preyed on some of Southeast Asia’s most desperate people.

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The Act for Peace Ration Challenge

I am frequently overwhelmed by a sense of how lucky I am.

That sense can come when I’m walking by the sea, when I’m reminded of how lucky I am to live in Williamstown. 584 more words

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Why There’s Less to Burma’s Peace Process Than Meets the Eye

If you’ve been following the news from Burma over the past two months, you’ll have probably heard encouraging talk of a looming end to the country’s decades-old civil war. 1,364 more words

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Transportation | Inle Lake

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Mass graves of Rohingya Muslim migrants found in abandoned jungle camps in Malaysia

Clothes are photographed near an abandoned human trafficking camp in the jungle close the Thailand border at Bukit Wang Burma in northern Malaysia. Malaysian police forensic teams, digging with hoes and shovels, began the grim task of exhuming the bodies of dozens of suspected victims of human traffickers found buried around jungle camps near the Thai border.

Pakistan

Outside Launderette

Saw this guy washing his clothes on the streets of Yangon. No automatic washer here, down to basic hard work if you want your clothes clean.

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