Emily Fishbein is a freelance journalist who was based in Myanmar from 2015 to 2020 and whose writing has been published in Al Jazeera, The Globe and Mail, Time, and Frontier Myanmar. Jaw Tu Hkawng, a native of Kachin State, is a writer and activist pursuing a law degree in Malaysia. Nu Nu Lusan is a freelance journalist from Kachin State whose work focuses on human rights and social justice issues. Jauman Naw is a freelance investigative journalist from Kachin State who focuses on environmental issues and writes under a pseudonym for his safety.