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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.
The Taang National Liberation Army of Northern Burma are fighting on two fronts; against the Burmese army and a drug trade allegedly driven by Chinese militia. We meet the soldiers at the forefront of the struggle.
Since the stifling junta eased its grip on the nation, dramatic change is evident in some parts of Myanmar while in other corners deprivation prevails. Can it harness the new commercial influx to benefit everyone?
More than 75,000 people remain displaced in Myanmar's northern Kachin state. As the Burmese army detains 14 displaced persons, this report gains access to Pakatong refugee camp in Kachin State.
After half a century of brutal military rule, Myanmar is undergoing an impressive transition to democracy. But with ongoing political arrests and ethnic tensions, the country is anxious not to veer off course.
Muslims and Buddhists once lived in peace in Myanmar. But recent violence has left more than 60 Muslims dead. Some claim the attacks are being organised by the regime to undermine a transition to democracy.
As part of its reforms Burma has been releasing its imprisoned journalists. Their stories offer a glimpse into the frightening world of those who kept going despite torture and regular imprisonment.
Having long been closed off to the outside world, Burma is now lifting the curtain and making staggering democratic reforms. But will the regime really pass power to its people in the upcoming elections?