Irrawaddy: Landmines: A Dangerous Way to Feel Secure, Sai Zom Hseng, 12 August 2011

Article focuses on the experience of Sotay Lo, a former rebel with the Karenni National Progressive Party who was blinded by his own mine in 1996, and now lives in a refugee camp in Thailand. In the article he is quoted as saying, “You know, I’m living my life with regret for planting that landmine in order to make trouble for other people. But I was a soldier, how can I refuse an order from my officers?”


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