Of the Same Life - Releasing Myanmar's Child Soldiers

25/27 Prev Next
70: The one meter tall photograph of Aung Than Zaw is the only way for his parents to remember him. It has pride of place on the kitchen wall, overlapping hanging bags, pots and pans. Two years ago he was arrested by police for playing in the street with two friends, and was shipped straight to Da Nyin Gone Army recruitment base for forced processing. By the time he was 15 he was fighting on Shan State's front line.

70: The one meter tall photograph of Aung Than Zaw is the only way for his parents to remember him. It has pride of place on the kitchen wall, overlapping hanging bags, pots and pans. Two years ago he was arrested by police for playing in the street with two friends, and was shipped straight to Da Nyin Gone Army recruitment base for forced processing. By the time he was 15 he was fighting on Shan State's front line.