People displaced by war in Kachin State had just returned home and settled back into village life when fighting between the Tatmadaw and the Kachin Independence Organisation broke out in the wake of the coup. Many fear they'll never be able to return home again.
Teenagers have been on the frontlines of pro-democracy protests in Myanmar, and young children are showing signs of trauma from the protracted conflict. This week, Doh Athan looks at the effect of the ongoing violence on children.
The Kayin State Border Guard Force has come under intense pressure from the Tatmadaw over its extensive, controversial business interests and there’s concern the ultimatum could trigger fresh hostilities in one of the country’s most war-torn areas.