Myanmar has largely shed its rogue state status, but many citizens still feel oppressed and under assault — particularly upcountry.
In mountainous Kachin, the government stands accused of 'genocide' by heroin.
Addiction devastates northern Myanmar. The people say it's all part of the government's plan.
Men seek to escape poverty in the jade mines. Instead, it’s the drug dealers and middlemen who get rich.
Senior Correspondent Patrick Winn and videographer Jonah M. Kessel discuss the reporting of GlobalPost's year-long project and the making of the documentary Promise and Peril.