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The Saffron Revolution in Cartoons

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To commemorate the 10-year anniversary of Myanmar’s Buddhist monk-led protests, we share some of the finest work by Irrawaddy cartoonists covering the events.

No Soft Touch

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On the 10th anniversary of the Saffron Revolution, The Irrawaddy revisits a piece on women’s fight to promote democracy in Myanmar.

A Struggle for Authority

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On the 10th anniversary of Myanmar’s Saffron Revolution, we revisit anthropologist Gustaaf Houtman’s insights on how the military legitimized their rule.

The Power Behind the Robe

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With a decade past since the Saffron Revolution, The Irrawaddy revisits a piece on the influence of the Sangha.
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The University Behind Bars

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On the 29th anniversary of the 1988 pro-democracy uprising, The Irrawaddy revisits an article from 2010 reflecting on students’ imprisonment.

Mother’s Smile in Turmoil

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On the 29th anniversary of the 8888 pro-democracy movement, The Irrawaddy revisits an essay by its once imprisoned English edition editor.

Confessions of a Bogus Monk

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Irrawaddy founding editor Aung Zaw recalls how he became a monk in Kayan to avoid arrest during the 1988 Uprising.