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Myanmar's Kachin State has been fighting for autonomy since 1961. It is home to an ethnic group that makes up three per cent of Myanmar's population. But as the civil war escalated, so too did opioid use.
Once lauded as a humanitarian, Aung San Suu Kyi is now condemned worldwide for enabling the persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya people during her time as state counsellor. Now, she has been overthrown in a military coup.
The persecution of the Rohingya people in Myanmar represents one of the largest humanitarian crises of our century. Systematically terrorised and permanently displaced, where can the Rohingya turn for aid?
Myanmar’s rural poor often have to resort to taking out loans to survive, but hefty interest rates often trap them into paying many times the original amount. Often they are never able to repay the debt.
Fleeing the Myanmar security forces, many Rohingya now find themselves at the mercy of traffickers and pimps in Bangladeshi refugee camps. Young girls have become isolated, with little protection.
Over 600,000 Rohingya have fled widespread atrocities in Myanmar, seeking sanctuary in Bangladesh. As they continue to face persecution, what does their future hold in one of the world's poorest countries?
With Myanmar facing turbulent times and international criticism for its treatment of the Rohingya minority, we revisit a report that explores another controversial aspect of the country: its opium production.
Since the historic 2015 general election, Myanmar has been on a tentative path towards democracy. With public access to the internet booming, what changes will the country see as millions head online?