Topic: Burma

A North Korean woman walks on the peak of Mt. Paektu in North Korea's Ryanggang province, June 18, 2014 .
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Photojournalism Daily: Oct. 24, 2013

Photojournalism Daily is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen

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©TIME/Photograph by James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

James Nachtwey: 30 Years in TIME

To celebrate James Nachtwey’s 30 years as a contract photographer for TIME, we have organized an exhibit of 54 layouts that have appeared in the magazine featuring his work from Chechnya to Somalia and from Afghanistan to Burma.

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Rohingye people, a Muslim population, living in Rakhine State on the northwest coast of Burma have been restricted to their villages and placed in Internally Displaced Peoples (IDP) camps by the Burmese government. They have been the victims of persecution and communal violence by numbers of the Buddhist majority in Rakhine. International NGO's such as MSF have been expelled by the government, leading to a soaring crisis in health care.Photograph by James Nachtwey.
Photo Essay

The Rohingya, Burma’s Forgotten Muslims by James Nachtwey

More than 140,000 minority Rohingya Muslims have been forced to live in camps, where NGOs have been evicted and disease and despair have taken root.

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Pictures of the Week: May 9 – May 16

From the Turkish mining disaster to the conclusion of the world’s largest elections in India, from the dedication of the National September 11 Memorial and Museum and the opening of the Cannes Film Festival, TIME presents the best photos of the week.

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Patrick Brown—Panos
Photo Essay

Traded to Extinction: Portraits of Poaching in Asia

Bangkok-based photographer Patrick Brown spent more than 10 years documenting the underbelly of the illegal wildlife trade in Asia

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Profile

30 Years, 20 Passports: Untold Stories of Steve McCurry’s Photographic Life

The Magnum photographer’s latest book spans 30 years of his career as one of the world’s most celebrated photojournalists.

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Adam Dean—Panos for TIME
Photo Essay

When Buddhists Go Bad: Photographs by Adam Dean

Buddhism is known for its pacifism and tolerance. But in several Asian nations, monks are inciting bigotry and violence—mostly against Muslims. Photographer Adam Dean traveled with TIME’s Hannah Beech to document the growing friction in Thailand and Burma.

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Adam Ferguson—VII for TIME
Photo Essay

Burma Unbound: Photos from a Waking Nation by Adam Ferguson

Photographer Adam Ferguson traveled to Burma for this week’s issue of TIME, documenting a nation fractured along ethnic and religious lines.

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Narciso Contreras—Polaris
Photo Essay

On the Front Lines with the Kachin Independence Army

Mexican photojournalist Narciso Contreras documents the ongoing conflict in Burma’s Kachin State.

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James Nachtwey for TIME
Photo Essay

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Path to Victory by James Nachtwey

James Nachtwey followed Aung San Suu Kyi on her road to an election victory in Burma.

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