Human Rights Icon Aung San Suu Kyi Is in Court Defending Claims of Genocide in Myanmar
She's accused of overseeing a military campaign that has used gang rape, mass murder, and other atrocities against the Rohingya.
Burmese Opium Farmers Make the Best Rice Wine
U Mint Aung, village chief of a tiny community in the opium fields of Eastern Myanmar brings out a clay pot brimming with multi-coloured grains. The thing looks like a trendy smoothie. But it’s home-brewed rice wine.
Tattooed Tribeswomen and the Problem of Photo Tourism in Myanmar
For the Chin women of western Myanmar, outer beauty starts with an inky black, fully tattooed face. But the government has banned the custom, and tourists are flooding in to document the dying tradition.
Portraits of Burmese Refugees and the Things They Couldn't Leave Behind
Photojournalist Bryan Dickie turns his camera toward local refugees who have escaped war-torn regions of Burma—and the precious items they've brought with them.
Inside Mong La, the Myanmar Town Where You Can Buy Drugs, Sex, and Endangered Animals
Mong La is a 5,000-square-kilometer fiefdom in the Golden Triangle that is infamous for the flagrancy of its sin-based industries like prostitution, gambling, and the selling of endangered animals.