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August 25, 2009 | Sean Garcia | Tagged as: Myanmar, Thailand, Neglected Crises
In the first days of June, a new Burmese government offensive began in the eastern parts of Karen State, which borders Thailand.
August 20, 2009 | Camilla Olson | Tagged as: Congress, DR Congo, U.S. Administration, Humanitarian Response, Neglected Crises
I last visited Mwenga in February 2009. At the time, we went there to see how people would be impacted if the Rwandan and Congolese militaries expanded their operations against the FDLR rebel group into South Kivu. 
August 17, 2009 | Joel Charny | Tagged as: Ken Bacon
I admit to cringing when I get an email invitation to participate in a meeting in the Sergio Vieira de Mello Conference Room at UNHCR.
August 16, 2009 | Lionel Rosenblatt | Tagged as: Ken Bacon
Almost a decade ago, Ken Bacon picked up the Refugees International reins from me. My objective, drawing on RI's experience with Indochinese refugees, had been to take our early warning voice  worldwide.
August 13, 2009 | Melanie Teff | Tagged as: Dominican Republic, Statelessness
U.S. major league baseball teams recently started requiring potential players and their parents to undergo DNA testing to prove who recruits are – an attempt to try to ensure that they aren't understating their age in order to win more lucrative contracts.