The Hateful Monk
Ashin Wirathu, the subject of Barbet Schroeder’s new documentary, The Venerable W., is composed and polite, with large brown eyes and a sweet, impish grin. He’s also responsible for inciting some of the worst acts of ethnic violence in Myanmar’s recent history.
August 31, 2017
Notes from Rangoon
Officially, I had come to Burma—ruled by one of the world’s most opaque and repressive regimes—to teach a one-month documentary photography course to local photojournalists. But it was the only country in Southeast Asia I had never managed to visit and I was very eager to explore the place for myself.
December 14, 2010