We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
17 Aug 2011 06:57 GMT
A Karen woman in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp inside Karen State, Myanmar [Thomas Maung Shwe]
Karen boys in an IDP camp inside Karen State, Myanmar [Thomas Maung Shwe]
Rebel soldiers from the Karen National Liberation Army (KNLA) in Myanmar [Thomas Maung Shwe]
An injured KNLA soldier inside Karen State, Myanmar. He lost his arm when he was hit by a mortar shell from government troops [Thomas Maung Shwe]
KNLA veteran To Po on his way to an IDP camp at the Thai-Myanmar border [Kay Lie]
Al Jazeera cameraman Dean Adams films illegal trade on the Thailand-Myanmar border [Kay Lie]
Dr Cynthia(***)s Mae Tao Clinic in Mae Sot, Thailand [Kay Lie]
West Bengal long suffered cancerous effects of arsenic-laced water, but projects to provide clean water show promise.
Health, Poverty & Development, Environment
Muslim fashion designers reflect on a rapidly growing industry.
Arts & Culture, Islam, Business & Economy
Americans' passports could be seized if they owe more than $50,000 in taxes, but could this law be unfairly applied?
Business & Economy, United States, Politics
How peat swamp destruction in Malaysia is causing devastating health problems and irreversible environmental damage.
Environment, Climate Change, Climate SOS
A couple working to protect LA communities from gang violence is caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs.
Politics, Gang violence, US
How improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US will change the lives of people on both sides.
Politics, United States, Cuba
Mayotte is a magnet for Comoros islanders who risk their lives crossing hazardous seas in search of a better life.
Poverty & Development, France, Refugees
A three-part series looking at the history of France's black community and their long struggle for recognition.
Politics, US & Canada, France