June 17, 2014 Time
Jason Motlagh
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.
February 24, 2014 The Washington Post
Jason Motlagh
Burma promised to free its political prisoners. But some, particularly Kachins, remain behind bars.
February 18, 2013 Time
Jason Motlagh
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.
February 11, 2013 The Washington Post
Jason Motlagh
Tension and despair are driving greater numbers of stateless Rohingyas to tempt fate on the open sea.
January 31, 2013 The Washington Post
Jason Motlagh
Jason Motlagh reports on the expansion of a copper mine that has pitted the Burmese government against villagers and Buddhist monks.
November 5, 2012 Untold Stories
Jason Motlagh
Deep in the wilds of northern Burma's Kachin state a brutal civil war has intensified between government forces and the Kachin Independence Army.
October 4, 2012 Al Jazeera
Jason Motlagh, Steve Sapienza
Deep in the wilds of northern Burma's Kachin state a brutal civil war has intensified over the past year between government forces and the Kachin Independence Army.
September 16, 2012 The Economist
Jason Motlagh
After decades of isolation, a wide-ranging push towards reform by Burma’s new government has thawed its relations with the West at dizzying speed.
September 5, 2012 Untold Stories
Jason Motlagh
Pulitzer Center grantee Jason Motlagh is skeptical as a top government official in Burma's new capital shares grandiose plans to develop the country "at great speed."
August 30, 2012 Untold Stories
Jason Motlagh
A civil war grinds on in northern Burma's Kachin state despite political reforms in the capital. Here's part two of two dispatches from both sides of the conflict.
August 28, 2012 Untold Stories
Jason Motlagh
A civil war grinds on in northern Burma's Kachin state despite political reforms in the capital. Here's part one of two dispatches from both sides of the conflict.
July 12, 2012 The Economist
Jason Motlagh
Some 75,000 ethnic Kachins have been displaced in northern Burma (also known as Myanmar) and another 10,000 have fled across the Chinese border. Is this the new, “softer” Burma?
July 9, 2012 The Washington Post
Jason Motlagh
A Chinese-backed hydroelectric dam in Burma is stalled for now but has already displaced thousands of ethnic Kachin. Its completion threatens a fragile ecosystem and a peace agreement with the rebels...
June 29, 2012 The Washington Post
Jason Motlagh
Deep in the hills of northern Burma’s Kachin State, a civil war grinds on between government forces and Kachin rebels, calling into question the more conciliatory signals emanating from the capital..