A volunteer monitoring body-temperature of a voter at a ballot station during Myanmar’s General Election 2020 in Yangon, Myanmar on 8 November 2020. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, there was over 70 percent nationwide voter turnout during General Election 2020 according to the Union Election Commission.
Htoo Tay Zar is a freelance photographer and documentary filmmaker based in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma). Tay Zar was one of the pioneer bloggers in Myanmar and followed his passion to become a full-time photographer. He has worked for local newspapers and European Pressphoto Agency, and some of his photography projects have been featured in International Herald Tribune, The Guardian and Bangkok Post. He is interested in social issues, political issues, human rights issues, and is currently working on personal projects.