Hlawn Kip Thluai Speaks: “Chin women need to take their destiny into their own hands”

May 10, 2013 Chinland Guardian CG Note: At the occasion of Mother Day, the Chinland Guardian is pleased to present the conversation with Pi Hlawn Kip Thluai, daughter of Zahau Chief Thang Tin Lian and his chief wife (nutak) Pi Hniar Cuai. Pi Hlawn Kip Thluai is the first woman from Chin Hills to graduate High School and from Rangoon University. She talks about family, the role of women in Chin society, the education system in Burma and her view on politics. She now lives in California.

Transparency & Accountability Needed in Kaladan Project: Interview with Isaac Khen

10 October 2012 (Chinland Guardian): The Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project, a multi-million dollar joint venture agreed in 2008 between India and Burma, is designed to connect the eastern Indian seaport of Kolkata with Sittwe port of Rakhine State in Burma by sea, and link Sittwe to Mizoram via river and road transport through Chin State.

They Didn't Release Us out of Pure Heart: Interview with Freed Chin Activist

17 January 2012: Anthony Kap Khan Khual, leader of the youth wing of Zomi National Congress, was released during last week’s presidential pardon after spending four of his eight-year sentence in Pathein Prison. He was charged and convicted under the Electronic Act. He spoke to Chinland Guardian’s Salai Nyein Chan in this exclusive interview.