Refugee aid organisation Burma Lifeline founder Inge Sargent (above, in the 1950s) became the last princess of Hsipaw when she married Shan prince Sao Kya Seng, a US-trained engineer and leader of the principality in northern Shan State until Ne Win’s coup in 1962. Photo: Mizzima Archive
Myitnge River at Shwe Sar Yan. Photo: Wagaung/Wikipedia
Dr Nyan Zaw, member of Myanmar National Human Rights Commission. Photo: MNHRC 
Kyaukpyu, Rakhine. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
Naing Han Thar (C), chairman of the New Mon State Party (NMSP), talks to media at the end of the first day of Ethnic Armed Organizations Conference in Laiza, Kachin State, Myanmar, 30 October 2013. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
Photo: S.H.A.N
Myanmar soldiers at Laiza, Kachin State. Photo: Mizzima
NCA Signatory Groups Workshop. Photo: IMNA
Members of the Rakhine state parliament attend the first day of new parliament session in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 08 February 2016. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA