• Facebook group Operation Rohingya claiming responsibility for shutting down DVB's website. Photo: Screenshot of Operation Rohingya
    Challenges of Exile Media

    In this week’s Off-Screen journalist Than Win Htut lays out the challenges that faced Democratic Voice of Burma, a media organization working in exile, including the difficulty of finding verifiable information.

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    The Beginning of Talk2DVB

    “Just before the 2010 election in Burma I proposed the idea to make a segment on our TV program where our audience could talk about their problems directly.” Video journalist Than Win Htut recounts the rocky start of TV program Talk2DVB.

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  • The Making of Abhaya: Burma’s Fearlessness

    For his book Abhaya, James Mackay photographed former prisoners with the name of a current political prisoner written on their palm. More than 2,000 Burmese political prisoners — including monks, students, journalists, lawyers, MPs and over 300 members of Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition National League for Democracy — are incarcerated in horrendous conditions.

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