In late January, a Frontier reporter travelled to a remote, conflict-hit area of Bago Region to cover the distribution of relief items to Karen IDPs.
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This is the story of decades of armed conflict, of valuable and contested natural resources, and of multi-billion dollar backroom deals that will determine the future of millions of Myanmar’s citizens.
Adopting a neutral attitude about the belligerents in conflict areas of Myanmar that disregards lived experiences can have fatal consequences for people on the ground.