Women in Myanmar are pushing lawmakers to punish rapists with the death penalty.
An investigation into Myanmar's state-orchestrated murder of thousands of Rohingya Muslims — and the second tragedy unfolding in the refugee camps
Doug Bock Clark kayaked several hundred miles of the Irrawaddy River, known as the "Soul of Myanmar," to highlight the effects of globalization on the once-isolated country.
Shaina Shealy talks to host Christopher Kimball of Milk Street Radio about Myanmar's traditional Thingyan snacks.
Eleven portraits of hope and pain show how Myanmar's women are using Facebook and online access to create public safety in the country.
A look at the trial of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, two journalists arrested in Myanmar for their reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims.
Since the majority of Rohingya refugees are women and girls, they are vulnerable to traffickers looking to make fast money in the Bangladeshi sex trade.
Child marriage is common among the Rohingya, but for those who have fled terror in Myanmar, insecurity and poverty are pushing many families to marry off their daughters even earlier.
They escaped a campaign of atrocities by Myanmar's military and militant Buddhist monks. Now Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh await a political deal that would allow them to return home.
Amid the Rohingya crisis, Burma's proposed legislation for overseeing the work of international NGOs has diplomats and aid-workers worried about restrictions on work.
The Burmese government is creating development projects in Rakhine, but it isn't likely to help the Rohingya.
Barack Obama was determined to open up to Myanmar. Now the country’s military is slaughtering its most vulnerable ethnic group. Could the United States have prevented it?
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.
The geopolitics of Southeast Asia are shifting rapidly and China's influence can be seen in the shipping routes along the Mekong--and in the soft power it exercises in countries such as Burma.
After decades of isolation, Burma is taking fresh steps toward democracy. The West has strengthened diplomatic ties and trade, but familiar fault lines still threaten prospects for lasting stability.
The Himalayan foothills of northern Myanmar form the ancestral homeland of the Kachins, an ethnic group that has endured decades of brutal repression at the hands of the Burmese military. Starting in 1962, the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) waged a low-grade insurgency against the Burmese military. Today, a tenuous...
Repressed and mismanaged by a cadre of generals since 1962, Burma erupted last September in the country's largest pro-democracy demonstrations in two decades. But when government troops opened fire into crowds of monks and students and detained thousands in nighttime raids, fear sent people into hiding and swept defiance...
Photographer's new book brings together a decade of reporting on a growing global phenomenon that now affects more than 10 million people.
The Pulitzer Center staff share their favorite photos from 2012.
This Week in Review: Inside Burma
Next week, President Obama will become the first U.S. president to visit Burma. Learn about what's going on in Burma and the issues that Obama may discuss with President Thein Sein.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting on China's influence along the Mekong and in the soft power it exercises in countries such as Burma.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Afghanistan and the Kachin state in Burma.
Pulitzer Center grantee Greg Constantine's Rohingya project, and new book, are the focus of an article in the Wall Street Journal's Southeast Asia Real Time blog.
Pulitzer Center Executive Director Jon Sawyer highlights this week's reporting from the Ivory Coast, South Sudan and Burma.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's reporting from Burma to Turkmenistan.
Multimedia pieces by Pulitzer Center grantees bring discussion topics to life at Global Classrooms DC's Model United Nations Conference at the U.S. Department of State May 1.
Ryan Libre receives the 2010 Nikon Inspiration Award for photographs on the Kachin struggle for independence in Myanmar.
As part of Pulitzer Center's Global Gateway Georgetown students have undertaken awareness campaigns around their campus community based on issues covered by Pulitzer Center journalists. A group of 4 students' campaign is based on Jacob Baynham's work in Burma. A Facebook page is the campaign's main outlet and the students are holding two events on campus.
BURMA FILM SCREENING
Wednesday, October 15th 10:30pm
Village C Alumni Lounge