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Al Jazeera’s Tony Birtley went undercover in Myanmar to report exclusively on the people’s protests and resulting bloody crackdown by Myanmar’s military government, talking to the protesters, filming the bloody crackdown and gauging the mood of the nation.


Myanmar is a beautiful country with many troubles, read First Person Dispatch from the Burmese-Thai Border to learn more.
Don’t underestimate the political power of words, BNT’s Tim Patterson offers his two cents in Response: Travel Writing As A Political Act. Join the discussion on How Political Ideology Shapes Your Moral Worldview and let us know where you stand.

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Joshywashington is a Travel Media Ninja from Seattle who enjoys writing, climbing trees and strong coffee.

Skolnick is a Lonely Planet author and has covered the human rights situation in Myanmar.
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