Kachin refugee children recite their school lessons as they study in an abandoned compound for migrant workers used as boarding school in downtown Maiya jang. The boarding school cares more than 150 children from north of Shan State, where the fighting still going on between Burmese army and KIA. The KIA positions around Maiya Jang city have been attacked by shelling and heavy artillery during months. Fierce clashes have taken place 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.
Kachin refugee children recite their school lessons as they study in an abandoned compound for migrant workers used as boarding school in downtown Maiya jang. The boarding school cares more than 150 children from north of Shan State, where the fighting still going on between Burmese army and KIA. The KIA positions around Maiya Jang city have been attacked by shelling and heavy artillery during months. Fierce clashes have taken place since the ceasefire was broken out by the Burmese army last...
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Filename: KACHIN CIVIL WAR: THE REFUGEES
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