While Burma’s transition to democracy is barely skin deep, the old slogans of the regime that has been exploiting and murdering the country remain visible.
BURMA // SEPTEMBER 2017
Bugs and insects of all kinds and dimensions are popular snacks and comfort food across Southeast Asia.
Also, Trump is now US president, so anything goes.
MYANMAR // NOVEMBER 2015
Bare-knuckle boxing at the Three Pagodas Pass, your typical lawless border town moment.
BURMA // DECEMBER 2005
Happy New Year from The Devil’s Road.
And thanks to Rāj Hegde for the guest post.
BURMA // OCTOBER 2015
A soldier in Rakhine State, where the Tatmadaw, Burma’s feared military, in silent collusion with Buddhist freedom icon and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi, kills and rapes Rohingya, a Muslim minority.
BURMA // AUGUST 2013
“I met these black coal kids in a port along the Thai-Burmese border. I asked them for a light, then a picture. They agreed to both, posed and smiled, all except the small one who was afraid. Then they all climbed onto the back of the old blue truck stacked to the sky with bags of coal and they were gone. Except for the small one, who stood, left behind, in a puddle.”
THAILAND. // MARCH 2015