Saffron revolution

11.17.14

Myanmar's Exiled Rebel Monk Thinks He's Still Dangerous

Ashin Gambira led the 2007 Saffron Revolution, earning him several years of imprisonment, severe torture, and health deterioration. I spoke to him about being physically and mentally abused by the government, living in exile, and how ethnic violence...

9.13.13

The Burmese Muslims Who Are Refugees in Their Own Country

Violence between Buddhists and Muslims in Meiktila, Burma, led to thousands of people—mainly Muslims—being displaced and forced to live in crowded camps indefinitely. When we visited them, we were followed everywhere by the police.