The other Myanmar

With the world’s attention focused on a single ethnicity in Rakhine state, Canada shouldn't lose sight of the chaos that ensues on the southeast Asian nation’s northern frontier and other entrenched conflicts playing out in this fragile state.

People participate in a ceremony to open a church on the outskirts of Myitkyina, a city in northern Myanmar. The country is home to more than 135 distinct minorities.
Photograph courtesy of Sam Cooley

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 12:00 AM

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