Burma

Australia Today

We Met the Australians Trying to Prosecute Aung San Suu Kyi For War Crimes

As Myanmar's state counsellor, the lawyers allege she's directly responsible for more than one million Rohingya people fleeing the country.
Liam Armstrong
3.20.18
Myanmar

This British-Burmese Chef Serves Noodle Soup with a Side of Politics

“It's a big part of my heritage, I certainly don't agree with what's going on in Myanmar. It's devastating.”
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
12.5.17
LGBTQ

How Myanmar's Paranormal Spirit Wives Escape LGBTQ Persecution

How the tight-knit nat kadaw community escapes persecution in a deeply conservative country.
Nick Baker
10.24.17
Myanmar

How This Ex-Nightclub Owner Went from Cleaning Floors to Curing His Own Prosciutto in Yangon

When Ye Htut Win couldn’t find the ingredients he wanted, he decided to become a farmer, a baker, a cheesemaker, and a butcher.
Diana Hubbell
3.20.17
refugees

Nation of Immigrants: Fleeing Burma for Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fractured along ethnic lines and decimated by an interminable civil war, many of Burma's refugees have landed in Fort Wayne, Indiana, where they've opened grocery stores and restaurants to make a living.
Dave Simpson
2.7.17
Munchies

Climb a Palm Tree If You Want to Get Drunk in Myanmar

Toddy is the drink of choice for the Burmese farmer, made from the sap of palm trees. I went to the Burmese boonies to see how the sweet spirit is made and down a few rounds in toddy bars with the locals.
Brent Crane
9.5.16
Stuff

Why Burmese Men Are Pumping Their Dicks Full of Coconut Oil

Koko is a medical student who was volunteering at a refugee camp on the Thailand-Burma border. Sometimes she had to operate on guys who had tried gaining an inch with a tub of oil and a syringe.
Patrick Marlborough
3.30.16
Drugs

The Indian Village That's Been Addicted to Opium for Seven Decades

Since British colonialists introduced the drug in the 1940s, opium has ravaged the village of Longwa and eroded most social and political structures.
Raphael Korman
11.16.15
News

Watching Myanmar's Elections with the Country's Most-Wanted Comedians

The Moustache Brothers, a Burmese comedy trio, were imprisoned in the 90s for openly critiquing the corrupt government. Now, during Myanmar's most democratic elections, we followed the Moustache Brothers through election day.
Matt Alesevich
11.12.15
News

Photos of First Time Voters at Myanmar's Historic Election

As early results point to Aung San Suu Kyi's party taking victory in Burma, here's what the election looked like on the ground.
Alicia Field
11.10.15
Fashion

Global Street Style Comes to Life in 'Fashion Tribes'

The phenomenon of globalized style in a portrait book.
TCP Staff
10.12.15
Travel

Inside Sittwe, the Point of No Return for Burma's Displaced Rohingya

Visiting one of the major launch points for the estimated 25,000 ethnic Muslims that fled the country in boats between January and March this year.
Paul Gregoire
7.29.15
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