Podcast: In conflict-torn Kayin State, displaced face struggle for survival

This week: The military’s offensives in Kayin State, particularly KNU-controlled areas, has led to hundreds of thousands displaced and an unknown number killed. With much of the population reliant on their land for agricultural work, it’s also creating far-reaching economic difficulties. 

This story is by journalists from Frontier Myanmar.

Doh Athan is a weekly podcast which looks at human rights issues from around Myanmar. It is made by local journalists with media partners from around the country. Doh Athan is made through a partnership with Fondation Hirondelle and the support of our donors.

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