Written by Eva Rothenberg, CNN The Arctic invites images of emptiness. Harsh temperatures lead to barren, sparsely populated landscapes beyond the reach of most travelers. This inaccessibility is what first drew Austrian photographer Gregor Sailer to the region. “I like this raw atmosphere and this exciting light, where everything isContinue Reading

The move comes days after the junta banned him from attending a regional summit due to the crisis Demonstrators held a poster depicting civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained during a candlelight vigil in Yangon in March. Myanmar’s military says it plans to release more than 5,000Continue Reading

The flames for the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics were lit in a ceremony on Monday as human rights activists protested nearby. Several protesters with banners managed to attend the event at ancient Olympia in Greece before being stopped by security forces. Several others were reportedly arrested outside by police. ItContinue Reading

Myanmar’s government has announced that it will release more than 5,000 prisoners who have been detained for protests against the coup in February. Thousands of people were arrested during bloody demonstrations after military leaders seized power. The coup leader Min Aung Hlaing said the 5,636 prisoners would be released onContinue Reading