LGBT Burmese Missed the Revolution
Burma jails transgender people for wearing a ‘disguise,’ and a top aide of Aung San Suu Kyi laughs hysterically at the idea LGBT Burmese need their rights protected.
LADIES OF NO FEAR
Burma’s ‘Rohingya Princess’
Women activists in their 20s are working to redraw Myanmar’s political map.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s Workaround Revolution
Despite her party’s electoral triumphs in Myanmar, it looked as if the Nobel laureate’s executive powers were blocked. But no.
Burmese Buddhist Monks for Trump
Has the Donald ever heard of the Rohingyas? Unlikely. But the persecuted Muslims of Myanmar certainly have heard of him.
Ai Weiwei’s Political Prisoners in Lego
The Danish toy maker wouldn’t give him a bulk order. So the dissident provocateur began posting portraits of other prominent detainees in plastic brick form to his Instagram account.
Scenes From Myanmar’s Historic Vote
With what looks to be a landslide for Aung San Suu Kyi’s party, Myanmar and its people are on edge awaiting news of its biggest stride yet in a journey to democracy from dictatorship.
Burma Tortures, Kills a Journalist
He was a former bodyguard for Aung San Suu Kyi and a prominent freelance reporter. But despite Burma’s new reforms, the army killed him just like in the bad old days.