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Caption - Maung Aye, a miner who has worked in Hpakant for many years, carries a piece of low-grade jade. Photo: Htet Khaung Linn / Myanmar Now
Large mining trucks are seen inside a deep jade mining pit in Hpakant Township, Kachin State.  Photo: Htet Khaung Linn/Myanmar Now
Yan Kyi Kan (Photo: Supplied)
Buddhist monks and nationalists hold placards in front of the US embassy during an unauthorised demonstration against the use of the term 'Rohingyas' in Yangon, Myanmar, 28 April 2016. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
A man pushes a cart loaded with water bottles on a street in Yangon. Photo: Htet Hkaung Linn/Myanmar Now
Dr. Nang Pann Ei Kham (Photo: Myanmar Now)
Buddhist monks and nationalists protested in front of the US embassy against its use of word ‘Rohingya’ in Yangon on 28 April 2016. Photo: Thu Ra/Mizzima
Nay Phone Latt, an NLD MP for Yangon Region parliament. (Photo: Htet Khaung Linn/ Myanmar Now)
Kyar Khin, a farmer in Aung Chan Thar village in Kyaukkyi township in eastern Myanmar’s Kayin State, lost both his legs following a land mine injury. (Photo: David Doyle/Myanmar Now) 
Bo Bo Oo, a Lower House MP representing the National League for Democracy party, works in an office in Nay Pyi Taw parliament. (Photo: Swe Win/Myanmar Now)