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...
November 25, 2013
Lawless borderlands between Burma, Laos and Thailand scene of largest massacre of Chinese civilians outside of China in over half a century. E-book explores who committed the murders.
September 2, 2013 /
Every summer, when thousands of Burmese girls cross the border to help harvest sugar cane in China, they run the risk of becoming wives with no legal status.
August 29, 2013
When a Burmese woman marries a Chinese man, she may give up basic human rights. Yet many Burmese women would rather remain stateless than return to Burma. To stay or leave, it is a story of survival.
August 29, 2013 /
Large-scale displacement, lack of refugee protection, shortages of humanitarian aid and easy access to national boundaries have fueled widespread human trafficking in Burma's Kachin State.
February 18, 2013 /
In the wake of bloody sectarian violence last year, more and more Rohingyas are betting what little they still have on a dangerous journey at sea.