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Story of a Jungle Medic and Ethnic Health Director: Saw Win Kyaw

March 14th, 2014|

Burma Link | March 14, 2014 Saw Win Kyaw is a 42-year-old Buddhist Karen man who was born and grew up in Hpa-an Township. Taking to the streets in the 8888 uprising, 17-year-old Saw Win [...]

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‘I want peace, I really want it to be true’

February 26th, 2014|

Burma Link | February 26, 2014 Noe Myint is a friendly and kind-hearted 46-year-old Karen man who grew up hiding in the jungle from Burmese military until fleeing to Thailand at the age of 12. [...]

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‘We Got Nothing Except a Place to Stay in the Rubbish Dump’

December 20th, 2013|

Burma Link | December 20, 2013 Htay Htay is a half Karen half Burman woman who came to Thailand in search of a better life. Now, she lives in a rubbish dump in the outskirts [...]

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‘You Die with It or You Fight for It’

December 15th, 2013|

Burma Link | December 15, 2013 Khaing Hla Pyaint is an incredibly determined young Arakanese man who decided that whatever it takes, he will work for his country and help his people. On a long [...]

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‘I Have Never Regretted Becoming a Soldier’

October 11th, 2013|

Burma Link | October 11, 2013 Shan Lay is a friendly, compassionate and dedicated young man from the Shan State who has sacrificed everything to fight for the freedom of his people. Growing up in [...]

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