‘Slow genocide’: Myanmar’s invisible war on the Kachin Christian minority | World news | The Guardian
While global attention is fixed on the Rohingya crisis, another ethnic minority is at risk of being crushed by the military
When Tang Seng heard gunshots close to his village in Myanmar, he had a choice: carry his grandmother away from the fighting on his back or run for help. She asked him to kill her and leave her there but he refused.
Tang Seng walked out of his village carrying Supna Hkawn Bu to a makeshift camp for the displaced, where they remain with their family. She has had to flee from conflict five times in her life and didn’t speak for two days when they first arrived.