An ethnic Tai-Leng, or “Red Shan,” schoolteacher was reportedly shot dead by unknown assailants on Wednesday, less than 24 hours after the murder of a fellow Red Shan man in…
The demonstrators chanted slogans, mostly focused on the creation of a Tai Leng state and a federal union in Burma.
Witnesses at the scene said that a red wire trailing from a ditch at the side of the road.
The Shan Ethnic Affairs Organisation says 98 villagers have managed to escape forced service in the KIA, but that hundreds remain.
Seven Red Shan villagers were said to have been abducted by the Kachin Independent Army (KIA) on 11 March in Bhamo district, according to the Shan Ethnic Affairs Organisation.
Community leader says Red Shan monks in photo are ‘temporary’ monks but that It is wholly inappropriate for Buddhist men of the cloth to participate in militia training.