The Irrawaddy revisits these leaked photos from 2008 documenting a Burmese military delegation’s visit to North Korea.
The Union Solidarity and Development Party congratulates newly-elected leaders of the Karen National Union, Burma’s oldest ethnic armed organization.
The SSA-S, the armed wing of the RCSS, a signatory of the nationwide ceasefire agreement, clashes with the Burma Army in Shan State.
Local authorities say 18 cases of alleged abuse by security forces have been filed in Maungdaw.
Days after the UN announces a fact-finding mission to Burma, Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing says any intervention threatens the country’s sovereignty.
Brig-Gen Tar Phone Kyaw of the TNLA—an ally of the Kokang MNDAA—rejects a defense ministry report claiming 28 Kokang casualties in fighting.
Activists submitted the petition to the Israeli Supreme Court because of alleged human rights violations in Burma.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the recent attacks in Laukkai as well as other developments in Burma’s peace process.
A Lower House lawmaker says that the budget for defense was not cut, in order to ‘support the military becoming a standard army.’
Rumors and questions around the death of U Ko Ni continue to run rampant as the authorities fail to bring his killers to justice.
UN Human Rights Council to vote on EU resolution next week.
U Aung Ko has called for amendments to the controversial, military-drafted Constitution.
A local mother and her 5-year-old daughter are killed, and two others injured, by artillery fire in latest clash in Kutkai Township.
More than 20,000 have reportedly fled to China while at least another 2,000 have arrived in Mandalay, say volunteers.
Recent conflict threatens Burma’s de facto leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s top goal of reaching peace with minorities.