Topic: Myanmar

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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U Ku Tha La, 38, head monk at Nang Mal Khon Phoe Pyar Monastery. Kaw Ku Village, Kayah State.
Photo Essay

Transforming Lives in Burma, One Solar Panel at a Time

In Burma, where only a quarter of the population has access to electricity, solar panels can change lives, as Spanish photographer Ruben Salgado Escudero found out

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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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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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India Lathmar Holy Festival
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Pictures of the Week: March 22 – March 29

From deliberations over gay marriage and the meeting of two Popes to the handing over of Bagram prison in Afghanistan and pandas in flight, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Geert Vanden Wijngaert—AP
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Pictures of the Week: November 23 – 30

From protests in Egypt and life in the aftermath of the Gaza conflict to Myanmar’s refugee camps and volcanic lava spilling into the ocean in Hawaii, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Muhammed Muheisen–AP
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Pictures of the Week: September 28 – October 5

From the U.S. presidential debate in Denver and a ferry disaster in Hong Kong to Europe’s unbelievable Ryder Cup comeback in Illinois and a tiger cub at the Shanghai Zoo, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Marco Longari–AFP/Getty Images
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Pictures of the Week: September 14 – 21

From continued anti-American protests around the world and the Pope’s visit to Lebanon to the honoring of Aung San Suu Kyi in the U.S. and the Duchess of Cambridge’s tour of the South Pacific, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Kevin Frayer—AP
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Pictures of the Week: August 3 – August 10

From the battle for Aleppo and prayers in Hiroshima to the second week of the London 2012 Olympics and sheep fighting in China, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Medical volunteers treat wounded Free Syrian Army soldiers inside a home after the field hospital reached capacity
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Pictures of the Week: June 8 – June 15

From sectarian violence in Myanmar and wildfires in Colorado to protests in Egypt and the Euro 2012 soccer championships in Poland and Ukraine, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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