A statement to villages’ heads orders residents to remain in their communities.
Some miners hide in the jungle in order to risk working the abandoned mines of Tanai Township.
Court grants bail to two men who led prayers commemorating the six-year anniversary of the reignited civil war in Kachin State.
An event in Yangon marks the International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict.
Reporters tackle a treacherous journey to Tanai town, as KIA troops clash with the Myanmar Army at the frontline.
Workers desert the mines of northern Kachin State, as the KIA and Myanmar Army prepare for conflict.
Myanmar could be a UN success story if the organization appointed effective personnel to the country.
Religious leaders say the Myanmar Army is pressuring churches to evict families fleeing conflict in Kachin State.
Around 950 people fleeing fighting in the Kachin State township continue to take temporary shelter at the churches and monasteries in Tanai town.
A member of the humanitarian group Free Burma Rangers reports on a recent trip to Mosul, Iraq.
The Irrawaddy revisists this article from Nov. 2014 after Naga rebel leader SS Khaplang died at age 77 last week.
On the anniversary of the re-ignited civil war, a report and a global action statement highlight distinct perspectives on confronting injustices.
Township authorities ask those seeking refuge in Tanai to relocate to a village where clashes between the Burma Army and the KIA are frequent.
The Burma Army says it will hand over the soldiers in question once the military has completed its own investigation.
If the investigation proves the allegations to be true, the Office said it would take action in accordance with current laws.