Scene from the Car: On route from Chittagong to the fishing port of Cox’s Bazar, stuck in major traffic – as in, we aren’t getting anywhere fast. JF, Oct 26, 2015
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I have not been back to Yangon/Rangoon, Myanmar/Burma since 1998 when I rolled through with gonzo journo extraordinaire Pepe Escobar – great to see the upgrades, but wonderful to see the use of thanaka (a yellowish-white cosmetic paste made from ground bark) has not been crushed under the wheels of modernity.
Oct 23, 2015 – in Rangoon, on route to Sitwee, via Chittagong #Rohingya
Since May, 2015, Jason Florio has been basing out of Malta, Europe, working with MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station), on board the Phoenix , to document the migrant and refugee crisis in the Mediterranean Sea, off the coast of Libya.
To view more of Florio’s footage, from the rescues, please check out ‘Film & Video’