Myanmar refugees in the Indian state of Manipur have told Doh Athan they are struggling to stay safe and get basic health care. Some are in hiding now, after members of the community were treated as suspects of a local killing.
November 20 was World Children’s day and the theme this year was “For every child, every right”. But that is not the case for many children in Myanmar these days. We explore these issues in our latest discussion.
Imagine you pay a large sum for a job in Thailand, and then find that job does not exist or it is not what was promised. Labour organisations say that’s increasingly the case for Myanmar migrant workers under the memorandum of understanding signed between both countries.
The Civil Disobedience Movement was at the heart of the initial resistance to the military coup in Myanmar. But the numbers of workers in the CDM are shrinking as authorities continue to make their lives extremely difficult.
If you’re in prison you dream of the day you get released. But life can be tough for political prisoners after leaving jail. Doh Athan heard from some people who lost jobs and relationships - and are still living in fear.
If fighting broke out near you, what would you do? Run away, right? It takes a special kind of courage to go in the other direction, towards a battle zone. This week's episode offers us rare insight into the lives of medics working on the frontlines in Kayah and southern Shan states.
The LGBTIQ community was a visible part of the street protests after the military coup. But activists say this has made them even more of a target for discrimination. And yet they are still fighting for respect and inclusion in the opposition movement.
The Kayin State Border Guard Force has come under intense pressure from the Tatmadaw over its extensive, controversial business interests and there’s concern the ultimatum could trigger fresh hostilities in one of the country’s most war-torn areas.