Mauk Kham Wah


Mauk Kham Wah is a photographer, filmmaker and activist from Myanmar. 

Following the military coup in Myanmar on 1 February 2021, Mauk Kham Wah spent a year alongside the young Karenni men and women who joined the resistance against the Burmese military dictatorship, where he witnessed fighting, comradeship and grief. 

World Press Photo Involvement:
2023 World Press Photo Contest winner

Mauk Kham Wah

Portrait credit: Rosalin Htwe