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Burma Soldier, A Call for Democracy from a Silent Country

by Jessica Mosby –USA– In today’s technologically connected world, there are few places completely absent from the 24 hours a day 7 days a week international […]

Arts & Culture, Burma, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Human Rights, Political Violence, Soldiers, The World, War & Conflict

Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country

by Jessica Mosby – USA – Burma (also known as Myanmar) is a closed country, literally. Since the 1962 military coup, few outsiders have even entered […]

Arts & Culture, Asia, Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, Human Rights, Media, Myanmar, Southeast Asia

Rape in Burma: A Weapon of War

by Cheery Zahau – Burma / India – In the devastating aftermath of Cyclone Nargis, international scrutiny highlights the military junta that rules Burma, a Southeast […]

Asia, Burma, Feature Articles, Politics & Democracy, Sexual Violence, The World, Violence Against Women, Women's Rights

Can the Struggle for Philippine Democracy Be a Lesson to Burma?

by Imelda V. Abaño – Philippines – The bloody military crackdown in Burma (also known as Myanmar) was bound to happen. Some people called it “pure […]

Asia, Aung San Suu Kyi, Burma, Corruption, Democracy, Feature Articles, Human Rights, Myanmar, Philippines, Politics & Democracy, Uprisings