Esther Htusan

Pulitzer Prize-winning Kachin journalist

Esther Htusan is a Burmese journalist and the first person to win the Pulitzer Prize from Burma. In 2017, she was forced to flee to Thailand after receiving numerous threats for having reported on Aung San Suu Kyi’s counterinsurgency policies toward Rohingya refugees. In 2013, she started reporting for the Associated Press on human rights abuses, with a focus on human trafficking and slavery in the Southeast Asian seafood industry. She received multiple awards and recognition for her work, including the prestigious Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 2016. She has been featured in The Guardian, The Washington Post, and The Daily Mail, among others.

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