For all the darkness that prison life brought, it never extinguished San Zaw Htway’s inner light.
18 The News For 18 January 2018
Shan leader Sai Nyunt Lwin asks why a government packed with former political prisoners has failed to release any of the roughly 100 political prisoners still behind bars.
The people of Myanmar need not only a clean government but effective ministries with the right people in the right places to move the country forward.
As we reflect on 70 years of independence, we can see that the origins of many of the nation’s most persistent problems – ethnic division, conflict and a lack of democracy – date
Seven decades after independence, the people of Myanmar are still yearning for the same things — democracy, unity, equality and prosperity.
Do we have press freedom in Myanmar? Yes, we do, but with an invisible line…. When you touch or cross it, you’re finished.
The recent arrest of two Reuters journalists under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act clearly demonstrates an attack on press freedom.
Myanmar responds to mounting international criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslims.
For the past 30 years, DASSK has battled with the country’s military generals. The 2008 military-drafted Constitution still stands in her way.
Women hoping to serve their communities as administrators face strong societal discrimination and barriers.
With the Rakhine crisis strengthening China's hand and limiting Western influence here, the government must plot a new strategic course.
Military and nationalists see violence as threat to country’s sovereignty and religious foundations
Ascribing the Rohingya exodus solely to security clearance operations is simplistic, writes Sai Lon.
The US Secretary of State demonstrated a nuanced understanding of the country’s complex political reality in his handling of the Rakhine issue.
70 Years On, the Struggle for Independence Goes On
Press Freedom and the Invisible Line
Beauty vs. the Beast: The Ongoing Battle for a True Democracy
Big Brother to the Rescue
What is the NLD Doing for Political Prisoners?
Myanmar Launches Diplomatic Offensive
Carpetbagging in Burma’s Ethnic Areas
Gender Trumps Ability in Myanmar’s Patriarchal Society
The Govt’s New Year’s Resolution Should be a Cabinet Reshuffle
A nation cursed by the legacy of colonialism
The Crackdown on the Media Must Stop
Do Not Lose Sight of ARSA