Hidden Lives - The Untold Story of Urban Refugees (14/43)
Ethnic Kachin refugees from Burma, Ahmin Lahpai, 29, pictured with her husband, Naw Ja, outside their apartment in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
I lived in Gang Dau Yang village and I was a teacher in a nursery school. My mother was very ill so I went to see her but on the way to her village we ran into the Burmese soldiers. A war had started between the Burmese military and the KIA [Kachin Independence Army] and everyone was suspected of being involved so they arrested us without any...more »
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