As the NLD government steps up efforts to protect Burma’s forests, officers in the Pegu mountain range face off with increasingly violent loggers.
As efforts to expand education opportunities in rebel-controlled parts of Kachin State grow, many hope the peace process will bring lasting solutions.
Mainstream Buddhist clerics are among the growing chorus of voices speaking out against the divisive activities of Buddhist nationalist group Ma Ba Tha.
Some 40,000 displaced Kachins have now spent five years in camps in remote, KIA-controlled mountains, where humanitarian aid deliveries have dwindled.
Tens of thousands of poor men from across Burma seek their fortune at Hpakant’s jade mines, only to see their lives ruined by drug addiction.
The nationalist monks opened a Rangoon school that teaches students how to become ‘decent citizens’ who protect Burma’s majority race and Buddhist religion.