Facebook’s Own Training Materials Fell for Fake News
As the 2 billion user-strong platform grapples with misinformation, a training document for Facebook content moderators incorrectly claimed an image was of violence in Myanmar.
#MeToo Is a Matter of Life or Death for Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims
As ethnic genocide continues to kill thousands in Rakhine state, human rights activist Wai Wai Nu tells us how you can help address one of the great humanitarian crises of our time.
Refugee Women and Girls Shouldn't Have to Experience Sexual Assault in Safe Spaces
Despite making up 80 percent of displaced peoples, women and girls are among those at greatest risk of paying for conflict and disaster with their lives.
How Myanmar's Paranormal Spirit Wives Escape LGBTQ Persecution
A tight-knit nat kadaw community is thriving in this deeply conservative country.
As Thousands of Rohingya Muslims Flee Genocide in Myanmar, Here's How to Help
Severe international criticism is being leveled at state leadership for ignoring the massive humanitarian crisis, but mobilization efforts are under way.
Meet the Ex-Nightclub Owner Who Went from Cleaning Floors at Wendy’s to Curing His Own Prosciutto in Yangon
When Sharky's founder Ye Htut Win couldn’t find the ingredients he wanted, he decided to become a farmer, a baker, a cheesemaker, and a butcher.
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.
Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims Look to the Internet for Justice
The Rohingya are fighting state-sponsored media with their own independent channels of communication.
How This 99-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Tail Ended Up in a Burmese Amber Market
The specimen even contains evidence of hemoglobin in the dinosaur’s bloodstream.
Myanmar Will Be Able to Play 'Battlefield 1’ After Being Abruptly Cut Off
The flaws of digital distribution come to the fore again after users in Myanmar remained banned from EA's Origin service after sanctions lift.
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.
Heartbreaking Photos from the Front Line of Burma's Rohingya Genocide
If these Rohingya people go to their nearest hospital, they fear they will be forcefully euthanized.