Human Rights And Democracy

Myanmar Emerges is a year-long GlobalPost investigation into challenges facing Myanmar's nascent democracy. Part Two of the series, Oppression Economics highlights economic challenges in Myanmar's grand experiment with liberalization.

Forsaken is a window into life after prison, for former political prisoner Aung Chaw Moe. Aung Chaw Moe went to prisoner for helping to organizing a labor union. His rebellion helped bring democracy to Myanmar, but his reward has been joblessness and depression. Sadly, Aung Chaw Moe's situation is too common.

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Myanmar Emerges Documentary
• Promise and Peril:
• Behind the Scenes:

Myanmar Emerges — Part Three: Opium War
• Heroin State:

Myanmar Emerges — Part Two: Oppression Economics
• Breadwinners:
• Forsaken:
• Mock Stars

Myanmar Emerges — Part One: The People vs. The Power
• Poisoned Hope
• Dreams to Dust
• Resource Righteousness
• We Never Agree


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