In the tiny sovereign state of Burma resides one of the most oppressive governments and perpetrators of human rights abuses in the world. Bordered by China, Thailand, India, Laos, and Bangladesh, this country’s Kachin Christian minority has seen the violence against them escalate ever since the 17-year ceasefire was ended by the Burmese government in 2011.
The Kachin are suffering the effects of the Burma-China cross border trade agreement of 1988 which has over-logged, over-mined, and displaced thousands in their own homeland. The sex slave trade industry is flourishing in the region as women and children who flee their villages are trafficked in China as prostitutes or advertised as mail-order brides.
Today’s guest on Off the Grid Radio is Dave Eubank, founder of the Free Burma Rangers, a Christian missions, multi-ethnic, humanitarian service group. The purpose of the group is to bring help, hope, and love to the Burmese people by providing emergency medical aid, shelter, food, clothing, and human rights documentation. They operate a communications and information network inside Burma that provides real-time information for areas under attack.View Text Transcription
- Meet Dave Eubank, founder of the Free Burman Rangers
- How Solutions From Science is adapting solar generators for use in Burma
- Brian’s episode of Doomsday Preppers airs
- And more…
To learn more about Dave Eubank and the Free Burma Rangers, please go to: www.FreeBurmaRangers.org