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Thet Htoo

Burmese photographer and documentary filmmaker Thet, has covered political, ethnical, social and environmental issues in Myanmar for many years, including Aung San Suu Kyi’s by-election campaign and sectarian unrest in Rakhine State.

This and other work has seen Thet featured extensively in The Myanmar Times, Global Voice, Index on Censorship, Amnesty International,, Vanity Fair, Look, MSN.CO.UK The Nation, Wall Street Journal and many other international organisations as a photographer for the The Myanmar Times, European Press Photo Agency, Demotix and Zumapress.

His photography has also been widely exhibited, including Sketch With Light charity exhibition which was opened by Aung San Suu Kyi at the National League for Democracy headquarters in 2011.

He is one of the participant of 7 Days in Myanmar: A Multimedia Showcase as one of the photographers of 30 internationally renowned photographers such as Steve Mccurry, Chien-Chi Chang, Michael Yamashita, Michael Freeman, Bruno Barbey, Abbas and others in April 2013. The result of this showcase showcased in a book, documentary film, website, app and photo exhibition.

He is one of the student from International Reporting Workshop 2014 led by Philip Blenkinsop.

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Thet Htoo for Irrawaddy Magazine

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Thet Htoo/Demotix

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Arakanese people hold handmade spears while looking toward a fire burning in Sittwe, the capital city of the Arakan state in Burma, on June 11, 2012 Thet Htoo/Zumapress

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A Buddhist monk tries to control the situation as students from Myanmar protest against a new education bill. Thet Htoo/Zuma Press

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