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Burma's bloodthirsty monks

Brennan O’Connor meets the activists who are challenging a violent Buddhist minority intent on persecuting Muslims.

Filed in: Activism Burma Religion Violence

Burma must address its ‘Rohingya problem’

With ethnic violence displacing hundreds of thousands, a resolution can’t come too soon, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Burma Politics Religion

The case of Ban Mae Surin: tragic accident or foul play?

Daniel Pye and Saw C Rogers investigate a suspicious fire which killed 37 Burmese refugees in Thailand.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Military Refugees Thailand

‘This is just the beginning of Burma’s new beginning’

Democracy is within sight, Iris Gonzales is told, as she meets those who have reason to hope.

Filed in: Burma Democracy Politics

Sold to the sea: trafficking in the Thai fishing industry

Migrants who escape violent, unpaid work can face a corrupt legal system. Andy Hickman meets a group from Burma.

Filed in: Burma Human Rights Thailand

What Aung San Suu Kyi could do next

Clearly articulating her party’s economics policies would be a good start, reckons Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Burma Economics Politics

When Western therapies fail

Is a Western approach the best way to engage with the mental health issues of other cultures? Nick Harvey visits Burmese refugees in Thailand to find out.

Filed in: Burma Mental Health Refugees Thailand

Burma: ‘the people aren’t scared anymore’

Pride and optimism – change is in the air, says William Lloyd George on the eve of by-elections in Rangoon.

Filed in: Burma Politics

Poisoned hills

Burmese women expose military’s complicity in the opium trade

Filed in: Burma Drugs

City of whispers

Among Rangoon’s six million souls, a few have secret conversations with Dinyar Godrej.

Filed in: Burma

A Short History of Burma

Today over 80 per cent of Burma’s people are Buddhist and the country has the largest number of monks as a percentage of the total population.

Filed in: Burma

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