KIA female recruit laughs as she plays with her friends during a resting time from their basic military training program at one of the trainig camps outskirsts Laiza city, the headquarters of the Kachin Independence rebel Army. Since the begining of the Kachin uprising for its sovereignty women always fought by side the rebel soldiers, but officially, the female KIA was founded in 2007, since then, up to 1500 women have joint to the rebel army. The KIA is enhancing its troops number since the ceasefire was broken out by the Burmese army last June 2011. During months the fighting were spread out along the Kachin State leaving more than 40,000 displaced persons and refugees (a conservative estimating) in accord with the humanitarian aid groups.
KIA female recruit laughs as she plays with her friends during a resting time from their basic military training program at one of the trainig camps outskirsts Laiza city, the headquarters of the Kachin Independence rebel Army. Since the begining of the Kachin uprising for its sovereignty women always fought by side the rebel soldiers, but officially, the female KIA was founded in 2007, since then, up to 1500 women have joint to the rebel army. The KIA is enhancing its troops number since the...
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Filename: KIA: THE FEMALE REBEL ARMY
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