Friday photo: Portraits of Freedom Fighters, Karen State, Burma, by Jason Florio

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(L) KNLA – Karen National Liberation Army freedom fighter and medic who lost his leg after stepping on a landmine (R) young KNLA fighter. Image © Jason Florio, 2012

 

For 62 years, in the Jungles of Karen State, Burma, the Karen people have been fighting for their very right to exist in what is now considered the worlds longest ongoing conflict…’  Jason Florio, Burma, 2012. Read more here.

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(L) Retired KNLA – Karen National Liberation Army freedom fighter (R)KNLA – Karen National Liberation Army freedom fighter and film-maker. Image © Jason Florio, 2012

 

See the whole series of portraits of the Karen Liberation Army (KNLA) and civilians at : floriophoto.com