Soldiers rock out during a closing performance by a local musical group. (Photo: Brennan O’Connor for DVB)
Loi Tai Leng, located in the mountainous southern Shan State, is the political and military headquarters for the Restoration Council of Shan State/Shan State Army-South. (Photo: Brennan O’Connor for DVB)
During a press conference on Shan State National Day, RCSS/SSA-S Chairman Lieutenant General Yawd Serk appeared hopeful about the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement despite setbacks caused by the army blocking public consultation meetings in advance of a Shan national-level political dialogue. (Photo: Brennan O’Connor for DVB)

In Pictures: Shan National Day draws a crowd to RCSS’s border headquarters

During the 71st Shan State National Day commemoration at the headquarters of the Restoration Council of Shan State’s Loi Tai Leng headquarters, European ambassadors and UN representatives rubbed shoulders with…