A wall goes up in Myanmar

A border fence in Myanmar aims to hobble Naga insurgents and improve ties with India but also threatens to sever communities, families and trade

Homalin, January 31, 2017 2:16 PM (UTC+8)
Naga tribesmen clad in traditional outfits are seen during New Year celebrations in Laha of Khamti Township in northwestern Myanmar bordering India's Assam state. The Naga are among the most isolated people in the world. Photo: AFP / Khin Maung Win
Naga tribesmen clad in traditional outfits are seen during New Year celebrations in Laha of Khamti Township in northwestern Myanmar bordering India's Assam state. The Naga are among the most isolated people in the world. Photo: AFP / Khin Maung Win