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Disturbing photos from Rohingya camps in western Burma

World Press Photo announced their winners for photos of the year. Here's what they say.

The "four eights" pro-democracy movement in Burma changed the course of the country and set it on its path toward finally opening.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Aug 8, 2013
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The rapidly growing movement professes sectarian violence that bears little resemblance to the Buddhism of the Dalai Lama.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jun 21, 2013
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Anti-Muslim violence in the city of Meiktila, undisturbed for days by the military, wiped entire communities off the map.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Apr 3, 2013
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The journalist and co-founder of Burma's National League for Democracy spent most of his incarceration in solitary confinement.

From democracy in Burma to neo-Nazism in Greece, from martyrdom in South Africa to heroism in China, the biggest stories and most compelling scenes of 2012, captured in photos.

The 50-minute video, embedded here, chronicles the plight of a Muslim minority in the country.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Dec 10, 2012
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In 2007, as protests swept the country, a photographer captured Japanese journalist Kenji Nagai's shocking death.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Nov 20, 2012
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Three filmmakers visited the country at a precious moment before its opening.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Nov 19, 2012
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