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Sunday, December 21, 2008

FBR: Good News Among the Displaced in Burma During the Christmas Season

FBR REPORT: Good News Among the Displaced in Burma During the Christmas Season
Karen State, Burma
21 December, 2008

Dear Friends,

Thanks for all of your love and help. We are sending you these photos from an area of displaced Karen people in Eastern Burma. In spite of the attacks and oppression the people here continue to rebuild their homes and lives, and now celebrate the Christmas season.

These photos show some of the multi-ethnic relief teams from different parts of Burma who have come together to be with displaced families in the conflict areas. Along with the Good Life Club program and medical treatment, we've also had a wedding, as one relief team member married a local lady who had been helping to support the Advanced Training. They are very happy, and so are we as we share these moments of love and celebration with them and the Karen people.

God bless you,

Free Burma Rangers
Karen State
Burma

Chin medic from western Burma with Karen displaced children in eastern Burma
FBR team member marrys a local Karen lady
Karen Children singing during a Good Life Club
Karenni Medic teaches anatomy, nutrition and hygiene to Karen children
Pa O team member with Karen carolers

 

 

The Free Burma Ranger’s (FBR) mission is to provide hope, help and love to internally displaced people inside Burma, regardless of ethnicity or religion. Using a network of indigenous field teams, FBR reports on human rights abuses, casualties and the humanitarian needs of people who are under the oppression of the Burma Army. FBR provides medical, spiritual and educational resources for IDP communities as they struggle to survive Burmese military attacks.

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As Daw Aung San Suu Kyi proclaimed,

As Daw Aung San Suu Kyi proclaimed,
"Justice is a dream. But it is a dream we are determined to realize."