Real Stories from Myanmar

Visual Rebellion is a collective for Myanmar journalists, photographers, filmmakers, and artists to publish their productions in the aftermath of the February 1st, 2021 coup d’État in Nay Pyi Daw. 

The creative and media communities are particularly persecuted and have been forced underground to avoid arrest. We believe that free thought and expression are powerful weapons against the submission and oppression the military regime is trying to impose on people.

As wars on information and ideology are raging in the country, our aim is to provide young creators with the necessary resources to keep producing high-value verified content on what is happening in Myanmar. We partner with international organizations and media outlets to fund and spread their work. We also offer diverse ways that you can support the project.


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Identified Political Prisoners
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Killed by this junta
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The situation in Myanmar makes it very difficult to collect accurate information on arrests and killings. We use the figures from the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners Burma (AAPP) because they independently verify each case. 

News from the Ground

Explore our latest original productions from around Myanmar

Events & Collaborations

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Not just Labor // Thailand’s Fisheries Migrant Communities Show their Life

 BANGKOK // Migrant workers from Cambodia and Myanmar who are currently employed in the fishing and seafood packaging industry in Phuket, Chanthaburi, and Phang Nga, showcased their photo stories. These pictures shot with their mobile phones were shown in an exhibition at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC) in May 2024. They capture their daily lives, showing challenging, entertaining, or mundane moments.

From Yangon to Dubai, A Journey Into The Cyber Romance Scam World (III)

MAY 9th, 2024 // David* worked in a scam center in Dubai, targeting European men . His team posed as women on social media, luring targets into investing in fake platforms with promises of love and affection. His experience, a lifeline after fleeing Myanmar’s turmoil post-coup, sheds light on the dark underbelly of migrant exploitation and online scams prevalent in Southeast Asian borders but also in Dubai’s shadowy job market.