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Ethnic Groups
See Separate Section "Ethnic Groups in Burma" and "Ethnic Discrimination" in the Human Rights Section

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Title: Die verborgene Welt der Naga
Date of publication: 16 September 2005
Description/subject: Im Dschungel Südostasiens lebt ein geheimnisvolles Volk In der Abgeschiedenheit fast undurchdringlicher Regenwälder von Myanmar hat ein Volk ein einmaliges Kulturerbe bewahrt. Es beruht auf den Traditionen eines archaischen Heldentums. Auserwählte Krieger sollen die Stammesgemeinschaft vor allem Übel bewahren. Die Kraft dazu - so glauben sie - erhalten sie durch das Abschlagen eines Kopfes. keywords: Naga, indigenous people, headhunting
Author/creator: Michael Leja
Language: Deutsch, German
Source/publisher: ZDF
Format/size: 82,5k
Date of entry/update: 13 December 2010


Title: Human Rights, Forgotten Wars & Survival: Burma's Indigenous Peoples
Date of publication: 31 October 2000
Description/subject: "...Burma is home to one of the world's longest-running civil wars, the victims of which have overwhelmingly been civilians living in rural areas. Every year, hundreds are killed, tens of thousands displaced, and the livelihoods of many more destroyed by the Burmese army. Hundreds of thousands of people from the Arakanese, Karen, Karenni, Mon, Shan, and other ethnic groups have sought asylum in neighboring countries, as refugees or illegal migrant workers. Widespread displacement, combined with government efforts to force fully assimilate ethnic peoples, has led many to fear for the survival of their unique languages, cultures, and traditions. .."
Author/creator: Edith Bowles
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Cultural Survival Quarterly" Issue 24.3
Format/size: html
Alternate URLs: http://www.culturalsurvival.org/publications/csq/csq_article.cfm?id=474B8D9B-60CD-41B5-8025-A9F0C8921C61®ion_id=8&subregion_id=7&issue_id=11
Date of entry/update: 08 July 2010