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Thai artist gives voice to Myanmar’s Shan refugees at Venice and Bangkok biennales

Themes of displacement and diaspora explored in collaborative textile project as part of The Spirits of Maritime Crossing exhibition in Venice and BangkokThe Koung Jor refugee camp on the Thai-Myanmar border is just three and half hours from Jakkai Sir…

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UK accused by Amnesty of ‘deliberately destabilising’ human rights globally

Rights chief also warns Britain will be ‘judged harshly by history for its failure to help prevent civilian slaughter in Gaza’The UK has been accused by Amnesty International of “deliberately destabilising” human rights on the global stage for its own …

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‘I can’t speak but my photos do’: how a mute Rohingya boy talks to the world

In 2017, a crying Asom Khan became the face of Myanmar’s refugees. Now 15, he has discovered his own passion for photographyHis own sign language of sweeping, dramatised gestures is rarely fully understood by those outside Asom Khan’s closest friends a…

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