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In pictures: A shot in the dark

When Burma holds elections in November, they will be seen simply as a contest between its military rulers and the saintly Aung San Suu Kyi. But, as I know from years of taking photos there, the reality is more complex

By Nic Dunlop   November 2010

These photos accompany Nic Dunlop’s essay on Burma in November’s edition of Prospect. To read the article in full, click here.

Listen: Nic Dunlop on photographing Burma



Boys prepare to be made novice monks


Prisoners in a police van


Soldiers taking part in an annual parade

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