Photo Galleriesby kenneth
Picking Up the Pieces - These photos show life after the massive May 12 earthquake that hit Sichuan province, leaving nearly 90,000 dead or missing and five million people homeless. They were taken by IPS Asia-Pacific's Beijing correspondent, Antonaeta Bezlova, during a June visit to the area.
When the Homeland Calls - These photos and video clips were taken by IPS Asia-Pacific's Lynette Lee Corporal during a trip to Dharamsala, India, where what was to be a break from work led to witnessing protests among exiled Tibetans while similar action was underway in Lhasa and neighbouring regions.
LIFE AFTER THE CYCLONE
These photos speak of the extent of physical and social damage wrought by Cycle Nargis across large swathes of Burma, where communities worry about life in the months and years after the current international attention around the May 2008 disaster wanes.
BURMA'S DAYS OF DISSENT
September 2007 was the time that anger, dissent and frustration spilled over in Rangoon, as Buddhist monks led protests against rising prices and the Rangoon regime. These invited one of the toughest crackdowns from the military ever.