Among the biggest donors to the 25-m-high statue in Naypyitaw are members of the current junta as well as ex-generals and ministers of former military regimes.
Prak Sokhonn asked the junta to exercise ‘compassion’ in the ousted State Counselor’s case, echoing ‘deep concerns expressed by ASEAN colleagues.’
By moving her to prison, the generals believe they have finally gotten rid of the 77-year-old forever.
Janes’ Anthony Davis says Myanmar’s highly motivated PDFs have taken their resistance against an arrogant and ineffective Myanmar military into a crucial second phase.
If the international community places concerted pressure on the junta and isolates it completely, the military will be forced to make concessions.
Self-serving accounts by insiders are short on accuracy but offer some insight into the military’s blinkered view of its role in politics and national security.
Khun Be Du, KNDF leader and an NUG deputy minister, talks to The Irrawaddy about the success of the resistance movement in Kayah State and the prospects for a federal democratic un
The junta is losing territory at home and finds itself increasingly isolated internationally, Derek Chollet tells The Irrawaddy.
World events have brought to Southeast Asia a new era of confrontation and conflict, this time led by—but not limited to—US-China geostrategic rivalry and competition.
Promises of a junta-organized general election next year are fooling no one, argues a political observer.
Foreign govts and organizations have joined local groups in condemning the junta’s announcement that it will proceed with the executions of four anti-regime activists.
The 77-year-old is enjoying his retirement in the capital Naypyitaw, apparently unconcerned that the coup leader is brutalizing the Myanmar people.
Myanmar’s parallel National Unity Government said the military regime has no mandate to negotiate or govern the country.
Acting President of the National Unity Government Duwa Lashi La speaks to The Irrawaddy about what the people’s government has achieved since it was formed.
An analysis of Myanmar’s military leaders shows what they have in common: they all kill civilians, steal Myanmar’s assets and invest heavily in glitzy religious monuments.