On the price of blood in the divided Rakhine State, where over 700,000 stateless Rohingya Muslims have fled a brutal and indiscriminate campaign of ethnic cleansing.
The international community is at a loss as to how to respond: With few weapons left in the diplomatic arsenal and the Myanmar government insisting this was a cut-and-dry military response to attacks by insurgents, the world has waited for the country's de facto leader and Nobel laureate Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to step up.
All this, amidst a chronic tonic water shortage, the likes of which hasn't been seen since 2013.
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Oozies in Myanmar
Oozies or mahouts are the men charged with looking after Myanmar's government-owned logging elephants.
I traveled with talented photographer Rubén Salgado Escudero to the Bago-Yoma Ranges, where we met the families who live alongside elephants, and depend upon them for their livelihoods.
This is a profile of an oozie and his pachyderm charges in the rapidly-depleting teak forests of Myanmar.