The National Karen Refugees: Fleeing Burma's Forgotten War

The National Karen Refugees: Fleeing Burma's Forgotten War

In recent years, Canada has accepted 2,000 Karen people in to the country. The Karen make up about seven percent of the population of Myanmar, formally known as Burma, and for decades they've been fighting what's called the Forgotten War with the Burmese military. Patrick Brown introduces us to a Karen woman and her family as they leave behind a refugee camp, ethnic persecution, and an ongoing war, and embark on a journey from Burma to Canada.

  • 2006
  • 00:21:19
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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