Htu Sam, who joint to the KIA three years ago, poses proudly as she holds a sword in her hands, a symbol of freedom to the Kachin people. 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.
Filename: KIA: THE FEMALE REBEL ARMY
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