Photo essay: Ordered to leave, Yangon squatters take their houses with them

On Monday, police ordered residents in an industrial area of Yangon’s Mingaladon township to leave. Yesterday they moved in with machinery, destroying some homes but also giving squatters the chance to literally dismantle and take their own property with them. Photographer Aung Naing Soe captured the frenzied “move.”

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