‘Let us continue the pilgrimage to peace—not return to war.’ His Eminence Cardinal Charles Bo makes a plea for peace and an end to conflict in Myanmar.
23 The News For 23 February 2017
Across southeast Burma, ceasefires are holding and communities are beginning to recover from decades of armed conflict.
As long as Burma tries to bury its past, a future in which individuals can live peacefully without fear is impossible.
If powerful figures were involved in the killing, the mastermind behind the lawyer’s murder may never be brought to justice.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi remains noticeably silent on human rights issues lately, causing people to question her allegiance to the people.
To explore gender and power in Burma, we must move past the idea that Burmese women’s experiences parallel those of white women.
U Ko Ni was a fearless fighter who spoke up for his views, and he was a strong force in the democratic movement.
Villagers on the border of Chin State and Sagaing Division want a proper road, not a nickel mine.
Liu Yun takes a critical look at the Northern Alliance offensive and China-Myanmar relations.
The aim ‘is to demonstrate what truly good governance could be for the Salween River Basin,’ says environmentalist Paul Sein Twa.
The KNU’s challenge lies in being a credible government in areas under its control—and where authority is shared with the Burmese government.
As Asean turns 50, scholar and columnist Kavi Chongkittavorn considers what’s been achieved and what’s in store for the Southeast Asia bloc.
The Irrawaddy’s Nang Seng Nom recalls her trip to northern Shan State amid fierce clashes between the Northern Alliance and the Burma Army.
As the ninth leader of the United Nations takes the helm, Myint Zan recalls how U Thant of Burma came to feel about the burdens of the office.
Burma Must Heal Past Wounds to Find Peace
Who Killed U Ko Ni?
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s Trend of Silence
Back From Mong Ko
Peace and Trust in the Karen Hills
The Long History of Burmese ‘Pussy Power’
Nickel and Dimed on Frog Mountain
The Northern Alliance: Fight For a Fault
A Hero to Remember
NLD Government Needs to Shut Down Ma Ba Tha Affiliates
In Rangoon, There is Plenty to be Afraid of
Govt Must Publicly Address Deputy Minister’s Dismissal