Two student protesters are dragged by members of a pro-government paramilitary group, the so-called Swan-Arr-Shin in Myanmar, during a crackdown on a students' protest which demands amendments to the National Education Bill in Yangon, Myanmar, March 5, 2015. Photo: Lamin Tun/EPA
Allegations have been made that a 17-year-old boy was forced to join the military. Here, a boy wearing white shirt (R), who was discharged from the Myanmar army, walks past a security official as he leaves after the ceremony of handover for discharged minors to parents or guardians in Yangon, Myanmar, January 18, 2014. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
The Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge in Mae Sot, Thailand. Photo: Narong Sangnak/EPA
A village in Shan State, Myanmar. Photo: Flickr
Myanmar soldiers, arriving back from the unrest area in Rakhine state, march in Sittwe city, capital of Rakhine State, Myanmar, 31 October 2012. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Farmers at work on the outskirts of Hsipaw, Shan State, Myanmar. Photo: Jari Anttonen/Flickr
Hakha, Capital of Chin State. Photo: Mizzima
SSA (Shan State Army) soldiers on parade at the jungle stronghold of Doi Tailing in Myanmar's Shan state along the Thai-Myanmar border, Saturday 28 January 2006. Photo: Rungroj Yongrit/EPA