A village on the Salween River, in Karen State, Myanmar.

Karen National Union soldiers join forces with villagers to fight illegal logging

In Myanmar’s southeast, the Karen National Union has united with villagers to combat the illegal logging that threatens livelihoods. As the country goes to the polls today, Laura Villadiego investigates a new wave of politically driven deforestation. Pictures by Antolin Avezuela.

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A village on the Salween River, in Karen State, Myanmar.
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