Friday, January 20, 2012

Kachin in the New York Times

This is a terrific video from the besieged Kachin micro-state in northern Myanmar, published today by the NY Times.

In case you can't watch the embedded video above, here's the link to the permanent URL: NY TIMES Kachin Video

In 2008, I spent a month in the part of Myanmar portrayed in the video, reporting for the Pulitzer Center and teaching journalism workshops with Documentary Arts Asia. Here are a couple of my articles about Kachin:

Understanding the War in Kachin

Finding Faith in Myanmar

Ryan Libre has lived for several extended periods in Kachin, working as a documentary photographer and filmmaker. He maintains the site

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