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Aung San Suu Kyi’s World: Portraits of Burmese Dissidents and Activists

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Aung San Suu Kyi, the Nobel laureate and famed Burmese democracy advocate, is currently on tour in the U.S., where she’ll be feted and honored at every stop she makes. On Sept. 19, she received the…

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Burma, the fairest place in the world

I just saw the film telling the story of pro-democracy activist and Nobel peace prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, who has spent 15 years of her life in Burma in house arrest and was released  late 2010. A touching film, … Continue reading

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Armed men in Burma year 1987

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It was early autumn 1987. I spent some weeks in Burma, one of the most beautiful countries of the world, helping to build a micro hydro power plant funded by the World Bank. The project site was near Taunggyi, the … Continue reading

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Children in Burma year 1987 – Burman lapsia vuonna 1987

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I had the privilege to make a few weeks trip to Burma (today called Myanmar) in September 1987. These pictures are from the capital Rangoon (today Yangon) and from the small villages in the middle of Burma. One year after … Continue reading

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