Burma

9.5.18

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.

6.27.18

The miracle clinic

For three decades, Dr. Cynthia Maung has practiced medicine on the Thai-Burmese border and learned the best way to deliver care to women and babies living through conflict and crisis.

2.12.18

#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.

11.16.17

Burmese military "committed widespread rape" of fleeing Rohingya women

Burmese security forces had “committed widespread rape” against Rohingya women and girls as part of a brutal ethnic cleansing that has forced more than 600,000 Rohingyas to flee their homes.

11.15.17

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.

10.23.17

How Myanmar's Paranormal Spirit Wives Escape LGBTQ Persecution

A tight-knit nat kadaw community is thriving in this deeply conservative country.

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9.28.17

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.

9.15.17

The VICE News Guide to the World — Week of September 11

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called the vote "unconstitutional and illegitimate.”

3.20.17

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.

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