Kyaw Soe Oo

Kyaw Soe Oo was selected for the 2019 European Press Prize shortlist with ‘Myanmar Burning

Kyaw Soe Oo has worked with Reuters from Myanmar since September 2017. He has covered the impact of the August 25 attacks on police and army posts in the northern Rakhine, and reported from the central part of the state where local Buddhists have been enforcing segregation between Rohingya and Rakhine communities.

He previously worked for Root Investigation Agency, a local news outlet focused on Rakhine issues. Kyaw Soe Oo started his reporting career with the online Rakhine Development News.

Kyaw Soe Oe, an ethnic Rakhine Buddhist, grew up in the state capital Sittwe.