Presidential spokesman says govt has changed Harn Yawnghwe’s visa from multiple-entry to social, but that rumors of blacklisting him are false.
Director of Euro-Burma Office tells The Irrawaddy what he believes was behind his recently denied visa.
Alliance of seven northeastern ethnic armed groups demands joint negotiations, govt peace commission says such a meet is unlikely.
The govt blacklists Harn Yawnghwe, allegedly for his involvement in the peace process, denying him a visa extension.
SS Khaplang, the Naga rebel leader of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang (NSCN-K), passed away in NSCN-K headquarters in Taka.
On the anniversary of the re-ignited civil war, a report and a global action statement highlight distinct perspectives on confronting injustices.
The KNU-Concerned Group headed by Padoh Naw Zipporah Sein says the agreement would not give rights to ethnic groups.
Do not travel along Mogaung and Hpakant roads at night, Kachin Independence Army leaflet campaign warns.
On the anniversary of the reignition of the Kachin conflict in June 2011, The Irrawaddy traces the progression of military engagements and failed politics over the period.
Six years after the ceasefire between the Kachin Independence Army and Burma Army broke down, KIA’s Lamai Gum Ja explains his group’s new approach to the peace process.
Ethnic Karen refugees in Canada raise concerns over the ongoing militarization in Karen State during the state counselor’s visit.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the outcome of the 21st Century Panglong peace conference, the Union Accord, and the right of secession.
In a Rangoon press conference, SNLD leaders ask the govt to remove the term from any future peace accord concerning the political sector.
The American Civil War can offer insights into Burma’s current situation and the future of its armed forces, writes Khin Zaw Win.
Although the target of 30 percent has not been reached, an evaluation reports that 126 out of 740 delegates at the peace conference were women.