historic trip there to visit with the ruling regime.
Video captured by humanitarian aid workers in the weeks since Obama’s visit documents a series of targeted bombings carried out by government warplanes on civilian villages.
Multiple news reports and first hand accounts further indicate that Burmese security forces associated with the government have harassed and beaten peaceful protestors who advocate an end to the ethnic violence.
Burmese activists and others maintain that Obama’s November trip empowered the ruling regime of Burmese President Thein Sein, which has imprisoned hundreds of political opponents while pro-government militias carry out ethnic massacres.
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