See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone.

Learn more about Lingua Translation  »

PHOTOS: Life Before Myanmar Violence

College graduates in Maiktila, Myanmar leaving a beauty salon. Image by Geoffrey Hiller. Used with permission

College graduates in Maiktila, Myanmar. Riots erupted last week which affected the peaceful image of the town. Image by Geoffrey Hiller. Used with permission

Photo-blogger Geoffrey Hiller posts photos on the daily life in Meiktila, in the center of Myanmar between Naypyidaw and Mandalay. The town was peaceful with coexistence of Buddhists, Hindus and Muslims until violence spread between Muslims and Buddhists in recent times.

Receive great stories from around the world directly in your inbox.

Sign up to receive the best of Global Voices
* = required field
Email Frequency



No thanks, show me the site