A Burmese dealer arranges chunks of jade at a market stall in Mandalay.
The New York Times: Addiction and Suffering in Myanmar’s Jade IndustryA Burmese dealer arranges chunks of jade at a market stall in Mandalay, Myanmar, July 20, 2014.Adam Dean—The New York Times/Redux
A Burmese dealer arranges chunks of jade at a market stall in Mandalay.
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Photojournalism Daily: Dec. 3, 2014

Dec 03, 2014

Today’s daily Photojournalism Links collection highlights Adam Dean's work on the booming jade industry in Myanmar, which is fueled by rampant corruption and drug use among miners. The source of the jade is Kachin State, and a large majority of workers use heroin on a regular basis. It's illegal but tolerated, with many experts arguing it's pushed the drug into the general population. Dean's powerful pictures show the devastating effect that the surge of heroin use has had on the workers and serves as another tale of a poor country not benefiting from its natural riches in the way that it should. (Note: Watch the very strong 11-minute video by Jonah M. Kessel that is paired with Dean's pictures.)

Adam Dean: Addiction and Suffering in Myanmar’s Jade Industry (The New York Times)

Alex Masi: Bhopal: Tragedy Lives On (Al Jazeera America) Compelling photographs document the legacy of this industrial disaster.

Siegried Modola: Female Circumcision Ceremony in Kenya (The Daily Beast) These photographs draw attention to the controversial practice of female genital mutilation.

Kim Haughton: In Plain Sight (TIME LightBox) Haunting pictures of the sites of child abuse.

True or false in photography (Vogue Italy) Alessia Glaviano muses on truth and photography in the digital age.

reFramed: In conversation with Matt Black (The Los Angeles Times Framework) Barbara Davidson talks to Matt Black about his work documenting California's Central Valley.

Photojournalism Links is a compilation of the most interesting photojournalism found on the web, curated by Mikko Takkunen, Associate Photo Editor at TIME. Follow him on Twitter @photojournalism.

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