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ABOUT PROJECT MAJE

Book: Burmese Looking Glass Project Maje is an independent information project on Burma's human rights and environmental issues. It was founded by its project director, Edith Mirante, in 1986. Ms. Mirante is the author of Down the Rat Hole: Adventures Underground on Burma's Frontiers and Burmese Looking Glass. Her most recent book is The Wind in the Bamboo: A Journey in Search of Asia's Indigenous 'Negrito' Peoples. Her sketchbooks are at www.edithmirante.com.

Burmese Looking Glass


HISTORY THREADS ON TWITTER

On Twitter @edithmirante posts a History Thread each month, usually about Burma/Myanmar. Links to them are below.

BURMA HISTORY & CULTURE

WORLD WAR 2 IN BURMA

HISTORICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY AND DISASTERS:

HUMAN RIGHTS & ACCOUNTABILITY:

BURMA MARITIME ISSUES

ENVIRONMENT AND RESOURCE EXTRACTION

KACHIN STATE

History Threads about Kachin State, Burma, posted to Twitter by Project Maje director Edith Mirante (@edithmirante) to provide background and context:

1990s BURMA FRONTIERS

KARENNI (KAYAH) STATE

CHIN STATE

History Threads about Chin State, Burma, posted to Twitter by Project Maje director Edith Mirante (@edithmirante) to provide background and context:

1980s BURMA/THAILAND

RAKHINE STATE (ARAKAN)

A series of History Threads about Rakhine State (Arakan) Burma, posted to Twitter by Project Maje director Edith Mirante (@edithmirante) to provide background and context regarding 2016-17 Rohingya crisis:

For background on 1991 Arakan situation, see Our Journey and for background on 2012 crisis see Burma's Human Rights Blind Spot: A Compendium on Violence Against Rohingyas.


HUMANITARIAN AID

Donations to help the people of Burma can be made to:

Community Partners International, providing health care and education:
www.cpintl.org

Burma Humanitarian Mission, delivering medical supplies and training:
www.burmamission.org/


CONTACT:

Contact Project Maje via email.