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Inside 969 Movement 18
By Ruom
12 Jun 2013

June 12, 2013
Meiktila, Burma

One of the areas destroyed by religious violence that took place at the end of March in Meiktila.

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Inside 969 Movement 17
By Ruom
11 Jun 2013

June 11, 2013
Meiktila, Burma

A woman, who returned to her destroyed home in Meiktila, recovers pieces of a burnt Hindu book explaining the teachings of Islam. The Muslim community started a 7 day clean up program escorted by armed police.

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Inside 969 Movement 14
By Ruom
11 Jun 2013

June 11, 2013
Meiktila, Burma

Muslims who return to their demolished home start a 7 day clean-up process, under a strict police protection in Meiktila. A nearby street vendor displays a 969 sticker.

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Inside 969 Movement 15
By Ruom
11 Jun 2013

June 11, 2013
Meiktila, Burma

Muslims return to their destroyed homes, under police protection, and start a 7 days clean up process after the March riots in Meiktila. According to Human Rights Watch, more than 820 buildings were completely destroyed and 44 people were killed.

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Inside 969 Movement 10
By Ruom
10 Jun 2013

June 9, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

U Kamasara, head monk of Thita Sa Waita Gu Monastery, near Mandalay, regularly preaches about the 969 movement.

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Inside 969 Movement 23
By Ruom
10 Jun 2013

June 9, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

A Buddhist shop in Mandalay. The owner has chosen to display the 969 sticker. It is sold and distributed through out Myanmar to label shops and business as being Buddhist own and run.

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Inside 969 Movement 04
By Ruom
09 Jun 2013

June 9, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

Daw Kyim Myaing a prominent member of the 969 civil movement, she chose to serve Monk Wirathu and makes breakfast every morning in the monastery.

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Inside 969 Movement 08
By Ruom
08 Jun 2013

June 8, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

Monk Wirathu supervises an exam at the Masoeyein Monastery in Mandalay. Since publicly promoting the 969 movement on social networks, Wirathu has been labeled as the 'Buddhist Bin Laden'.

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Inside 969 Movement 07
By Ruom
08 Jun 2013

June 8, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

Monk Wirathu supervises an exam at Masoeyein Monastery in Mandalay.

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Inside 969 Movement 03
By Ruom
08 Jun 2013

June 8, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

Young monks living in the Masoeyein Monastery.

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Inside 969 Movement 05
By Ruom
08 Jun 2013

June 8, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

Monks and lay people look at anti-muslim propaganda posters in front of Monk Wirathu's home at the Masoeyein Monastery.

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Inside 969 Movement 06
By Ruom
08 Jun 2013

June 8, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

Monk Wirathu is welcomed by supporters at this pagoda in Mandalay. Since publicly promoting the 969 movement on social networks, Wirathu has been labeled as the 'Buddhist Bin Laden'.

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Inside 969 Movement 02
By Ruom
08 Jun 2013

June 8, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

Young monks shave their heads in Masoeyein Monastery.

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Inside 969 Movement 13
By Ruom
08 Jun 2013

June 7, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

Muslims leave the Joon mosque after prayer time. For security purposes and fear of more religious clashes, the gates to the neighborhood, surrounding the mosque, are closed at night time.

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Inside 969 Movement 11
By Ruom
08 Jun 2013

June 7, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

Young muslim students in a Madrasa, near the Joon Mosque in central Mandalay.

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Inside 969 Movement 01
By Ruom
08 Jun 2013

June 8, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

Young monks wash themselves in the Masoeyein Monastery, home of 969 activist Monk Wirathu.

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Inside 969 Movement 09
By Ruom
08 Jun 2013

June 8, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

Monk Wirathu is interviewed by a German television network in his pagoda.

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Inside 969 Movement 12
By Ruom
07 Jun 2013

June 7, 2013
Mandalay, Burma

The family of the Imam prepare to leave their home near Joon Mosque in central Mandalay.

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Myanmar 14
Myanmar
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2013

Floating garden in Inle Lake, Myanmar, where people grow many different kinds of vegetables which are later exported to other parts of the country. The bases of the gardens are made from bamboo, which floats on the water.
There are thousands of people living in the area of Inle Lake, their small pole houses stand around the lake. They have floating gardens to grow vegetables and catch fish with traditional hand-made baskets.

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Myanmar
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2013

Family on the boat in Inle Lake, Myanmar.
In the whole region of Inle Lake there are many floating villages, where people live in small stilt houses. They also have floating gardens, where they grow many different kinds of vegetables not only for themselves but also for exportation. Boats are the main means of transportation.

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Myanmar 13
Myanmar
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2013

Men are working in the floating garden in Inle Lake, Myanmar. Many different kinds of vegetables are grown there and later exported to other parts of the country. The base of the gardens are made from bamboo, which floats on the water.

There are thousands of people living in the area of Inle Lake, their small pole houses stand around the lake. They have floating gardens to grow vegetables and catch fish with traditional hand-made baskets.

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Myanmar
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2013

Boys are going from the floating village to the football training in the mainland village by the Inle Lake, Myanmar.

In the whole region of Inle Lake there are many floating villages, where people live in small pole houses. They also have floating gardens, where they grow many different kinds of vegetables not only for themselves but also for exportation. Boats are the main mean of transportation.

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Myanmar
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2013

Little monk talking to the grasshopper in the Inle Lake area, Myanmar.

Monks are very respected in the Myanmarese society, which contributes food to them every day. Little boys are brought to monasteries since very young age and left there to grow and learn.

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Myanmar
By Berta Tilmantaite
02 Jun 2013

A boy is paddling boat with his leg. This is a traditional way of rowing in the area of Inle Lake, Myanmar. Locals say, that rowing standing is much better, as one can see all the obstacles that might be on the way underwater. There are thousands of people living in the are of Inle Lake. Their small pole houses stand around Inle Lake, they have floating gardens to grow vegetables and catch fish with traditional hand-made baskets.

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LGBT Community in Myanmar 22
Mandalay, Myanmar
By vincenzo floramo
21 May 2013

When “TJ” feels the need to vent he goes to Mandalay Hill, a complex of Buddhist temples in a hill overseeing the city, and shouts to the wind “Chit Tal! Chit Tal!” (“I love you” in Burmese) to his “virtual” boyfriend.

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Stateless 6
By vincenzo floramo
19 May 2013

Amida, 20, with her a week old daughter Rabia . She has been living at Baw Du Pha IDP camp since one year.

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By vincenzo floramo
17 May 2013

A five days baby who have no name yet with her mother Amina Katu, 25. She arrived at Kawng Dok Ka IDP camp in Sittwe eight months ago.

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By vincenzo floramo
17 May 2013

Lilia Begun, 20, arrived at Pauk Taw IDP camp in Sittwe eight months ago. She carrie her no named yet three days old daughter.

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By vincenzo floramo
17 May 2013

Abeda with her ten day old son who has still no name. She has been living since one year at Baw Du Pha IDP camp in Sittwe.

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By vincenzo floramo
17 May 2013

Corima, 20, with her ten days old son Kalamie. She arrived at Baw Du Pha IDP camp in Sittwe one year ago.

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By vincenzo floramo
16 May 2013

Jannu, 25, has been living at Baw Du Pha IDP camp Sittwe since one year. She just choose the name Mijurama for her 1 week old baby.

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By vincenzo floramo
15 May 2013

One year old Rohingya baby boy Zarzamir Hussein with her grandmother Mouriam, 40 years old.
They arrived at Allah Son Internally Displaced Population camp six months ago.

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By vincenzo floramo
15 May 2013

Arafa, 22 years old with her daughter Sattora, eleven months old. They where temporary relocated from the unofficial Pauk Taw IDP camp to Thet kay Pyin village school in Sittwe.

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By vincenzo floramo
15 May 2013

Husam Banu, 28, with her 2 months old daughter Nur Kayas at Thet kay Pyin village school, Sittwe.

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By vincenzo floramo
15 May 2013

Rohingya refugee Zora Hatu, 30, with her seven months old son Umar at the unofficial camp of Pauk Taw for internally displaced people at Manzee Junction near Sittwe Burma. She arrived at the camp five months ago.

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By vincenzo floramo
15 May 2013

Tasmina, 10, with her 3 years old brother Abor at Thea Chaung II camp for internally displaced people near Sittwe. They have been living in the camp since five months.

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By vincenzo floramo
15 May 2013

Eduan, 9, carries her six months sister Shanaz Bibi. Eduan arrived at Thandawli IDP camp in Sittwe one year ago.

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By vincenzo floramo
14 May 2013

Ismael, a Rohingya new born boy is 11 days old. He is with his mother Mubarak Hatu, 30 years old, at Thet kay Pyin village school in Sittwe.

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By vincenzo floramo
14 May 2013

Safaida, four month old, with her mother Taiufa, 20 years old. They arrived at Mezali camp for internally displaced people five months ago.