Masthead graphic based on a painting by Gudrun Thriemer.

Friday, May 09, 2008

PhotoPhormations, "Banished in Burma," Cultural Survival Quarterly, Issue 32.1, April 1, 2008.

Attacks on indigenous people outside of Rangoon go largely unreported by the media. This 12-page pdf presents a collection of photos taken in the Karen state in 2007 along with a written introduction.

The Mon, Shan, Karen, and Karenni people are particularly targeted by the the Tatmadaw (the Burmese military). The Free Burmese Rangers train groups to provide medical relief, counselling, and aid to the internally displaced.

See the photos, read the intro =>
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