A Tanintharyi Region court fined the Tanintharyi Journal 500,000 kyats on Monday for an article it published more than a year ago that offended the local chief minister.
After the three men failed to return home on Friday, their bodies were uncovered from a fresh grave near a neighboring village the following day.
Exhibitions and photo essays by local, international photographers to sound alarm over threats to the planet
More than 200 refugees from Chin State taking shelter in Bangladesh are receiving no government support and being ordered to leave, according to a volunteer aid group.
The 2019 Schuman Awards went to jailed Kachin community leader Daw Nang Pu, aid worker U Aung Kyaw Moe and lawyer U Robert Sann Aung.
“I don’t want to see fighting. I want to live a peaceful life. I am not afraid of soldiers, but I am afraid of guns,” said Daw Khin Mar Swe, the headmistress of Nanpyin Villa
More than 500 people fled their homes after fighting between the Myanmar military and Arakan Army skirted their village, a local official and resident said.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
This is the second time in a week that police have arrested a group of rights activists who were peacefully protesting against the bronze statue of Gen. Aung San in their town park
The ethnic armed group said more than 120 people displaced by its fight with the military in Paletwa Township have taken shelter in territory near the border under its control.
Activist says detainees are IDPs from Paletwa, and their hosts
This week, The Irrawaddy marks the 2nd anniversary of the lawyer’s assassination by asking the prosecutor in the case about the prospects for justice.
The thought of rock music and wine stalls on site of national martyrs’ assassination fuels online fury
Second petition this month urges SSPP, RCSS to end armed territorial dispute in Hsipaw Township
The establishment of four new bases in Kayah—a state covered by the four-month ceasefire—go against long-standing agreements between the Myanmar Army and the KNPP.