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Burma's dictatorship: A photo essay



23 June 2009 16:11

Nic Dunlop is a Bangkok-based photographer and author. He is completing a photo-led project on Burma's dictatorship. See more of Nic's work here.


Armed Forces Day, March 2007. Beneath giant statues of dead Burmese kings the military parades in the new Burmese capital.

30 year old Cho Cho Win. Having worked in Bangkok upon leaving poverty-stricken Burma and after several abusive relationships, she contracted AIDS from her husband. She is pictured in a safe house on the Thai-Burma border.

Rangoon 1996. Aung San Suu Kyi hold a meeting of the executive committee of the National League for Democracy in her family home.

The generals who have ruled Burma since 1962.

Attacked by the enemy. Karen villagers at the Thai border, refugees from the Burma army offensive of 1997.