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What about surveillance in the digital culture revolution?

Big tech: The planet of apps is probably one of the richest things you can now read about how we humans "sew together" with communication technology. But what about surveillance?

Burmese killed for his idealism (interview)

Ny Tid met the lawyer who probably became too dangerous for Myanmar's old military: He was recently killed for fighting side by side with Aung San Suu Kyi for the new democracy.

Editor with life as effort

How free is the press in the former military dictatorship? Ny Tid spoke with Myanmar's perhaps most independent newspaper editor who is also critical of Norwegian support. 

Asia's most vulnerable boat refugees

The stateless Rohingya live under inhumane conditions in the border areas, on refugee boats and as prisoners in slave camps. The authorities pretend that they do not exist. 

Military division of power in Myanmar

Despite Aung San Suu Kyi's landslide victory in the November parliamentary elections, she is forced to share power with the military – and that could be her biggest challenge.

Myanmar's long road to peace

Myanmar's historic parliamentary elections do not necessarily lead to peace in the country, after more than half a century of conflict with the country's many minority groups.

The freeing power of the scrap heap

Cultural resistance is to piece together what one finds on the heap. Burmese Days shows in a careful way how Myanmar cultural actors see the potential of the fragmented – and that a ruined society does not have to be hopeless.

Democracy extremism

While Myanmar's population has gained greater freedom and must vote in parliamentary elections on 8. November, Buddhist extremism, abuse and discrimination against Muslims is being institutionalized.

A strange month for Burma

Again in March, violence against protesters in Burma is marked. Norway's voice is experienced as strangely quiet this spring.