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Retrieving the Dead

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21 February 2022



Retrieving the Dead is a powerful and poignant photography project by Mauk Kham Wah that captures the stories of those who lost their lives in the fight against the Burmese military dictatorship in Myanmar. Over the course of a year, Wah embedded himself with the resistance, documenting the bravery, camaraderie, and heartbreak of the young Karenni men and women who fought for their freedom.

See the World Press Photo Award 2023 entry here.

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