April 9, 2015 /
Burma’s army has forcibly recruited teenagers for decades. The practice is slowly changing, but many former child soldiers live with the scars of their experiences.
April 7, 2015 /
The purpose-built city of Naypyidaw—unveiled a decade ago this year–boasts 20-lane highways, golf courses, fast Wi-Fi and reliable electricity. The only thing it doesn’t seem to have is people.
March 19, 2015 /
The Washington Post
Lured off the streets by false promises and recruited into the army as young boys, they returned home as men years later.
March 9, 2015
Spike Johnson explores humanitarian themes through documentary photography. His current body of work focuses on the Myanmar Army’s release of its forcibly recruited child soldiers.
March 3, 2015 /
In Burma the use of child soldiers is commonplace, but under increasing international pressure small numbers are being released from service, returning to parents who thought them dead.
March 3, 2015
In Myanmar the use of child soldiers remains commonplace but under increasing international pressure small numbers of them are being released from service, returning to parents who thought them dead.
June 17, 2014 /
Confined to squalid camps, supposedly for their own "protection," Burma's persecuted Rohingya are slowly succumbing to starvation, despair and disease. Some are calling it a crime against humanity.
April 7, 2014
After years of isolation, Burma is experiencing a political thaw that has taken even jaded observers by surprise. But the "New Burma" is not for everyone. Jason Motlagh shares more.
February 24, 2014 /
The Washington Post
Burma promised to free its political prisoners. But some, particularly Kachins, remain behind bars.
January 28, 2014 /
Community organizer Jessica Nhkum counsels women in an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Kachin. Many have suffered from sexual abuse, prolonged separation from family, and human trafficking...