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An anti-coup protest in Yangon: Photographers put themselves at risk of arrest or worse whenever they venture out to document Myanmar's unrest.
Myanmar Crisis

In pictures: Myanmar photographer bears witness to chaotic 3 months

Young journalist wrestles with whether to risk carrying camera at all

KEN KOBAYASHI, Nikkei Asia photo editor | Myanmar

TOKYO -- Last Friday, Yangon photographer Berry arrived on the scene of an anti-coup protest thanks to a tip from a source. In pouring rain, he rushed to take pictures of the more than 150 demonstrators.

About 10 minutes later, the protesters scattered to avoid being arrested by the security forces. Berry, a pseudonym, followed suit -- satisfied that he had finally been able to capture a protest after a hiatus of nearly a month.

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