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Myanmar is receiving unanimous condemnation over the Rohingya atrocities. So why is the crisis not abating? A version of this post was published on Fox & Hedgehog. At this stage, despite the Myanmar government’s equivocations, it is indisputable that atrocities are being committed against the Rohingya. Among other key pieces of evidence, satellite imagery confirmed […]

How one priest built a system of belonging for abandoned children (A condensed version of this post was first published in our parish bulletin The Manna, and a full version was published on our parish website.)  “NBS is my alma mater. I grew up there.” This is Raymond, the 22-year-old boy on the right. Cyril is […]

(This is a photo-essay. But I’m not good at web development, so there’s no fancy formatting. Do give some time for the pictures to load. Cheers.) On 2 May 2008, the Cyclone Nargis slammed into the Irrawaddy delta in Myanmar. IFRC reported the official death toll as 84,500 with 53,800 missing. Wikipedia is less conservative, […]

Journey to Thongwa Thongwa is a rural township, located two hours by car from the heart of Yangon. You cannot find Thongwa on Lonely Planet. I arrived in Myanmar on Saturday; I leave for Thongwa the next day. Once we finally get out of the jam-packed roads of Yangon, we drive past swathes of land. […]