KHRG Photo Gallery 2010: Convict porters19th July 2017These pictures, taken on September 10th 2009, show a group of convict porters that escaped after being taken from prisons and forced to carry supplies for LIB #212. The first, shows Maung Th---, age 39, who had been serving a 7 year prison term, was sent to act as a porter on December 5th 2008. He told KHRG he escaped because he could no longer bear the heavy loads and verbal and physical abuse by soldiers. On his right shoulder can be seen scars from sores developed while carrying his loads. The second photo shows eight other convict porters that fled with Maung Th---. [Photos: KHRG]
KHRG Photo Gallery 2010: Convict porters19th July 2017These photos taken on January 19th 2010, show a convict porter named Th--- who was injured by a landmine in Papun District. At the time of his injury, Th--- was more than 50 years old. Th--- was originally from Myint Kyoe, Pegu Division. [Photos: KHRG]
KHRG Photo Gallery 2010: Convict porters19th July 2017These photos, taken on January 21st 2010, show convict porters at a clinic in Lu Thaw Township, Papun District, after they escaped from the SPDC battalion for which they were being forced to carry supplies. The seocnd photo shows an escaped convict porter name Ko Ht---, age 42, who said he felt as he had no strength remaining. The third photo shows a second escaped convict porter who was being treated for an intestinal problem. [Photos: KHRG]
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KHRG Photo Gallery 2010: Convict porters
- 8 total of photos.
- Last update: 20 July 2017
- Hpapun (Mutraw) District