Asia Times:Equal opportunity abuse in Myanmar

By Marwaan Macan-Markar

BANGKOK – When independent researchers fanned out across military-ruled Myanmar’s mountainous Chin State to catalogue human-rights abuses, they expected to hear the usual disturbing stories of ethnic minority women being raped by government troops. But the research uncovered an unexpected new trend of abuse: Chin men were also being sexually violated by male soldiers in the country’s remote northwestern corner.


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