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.
The group has given its first Kachin human rights awards to three Kachin community leaders serving six-month jail sentences over an anti-war protest.
Apart from food deliveries, the ICRC says most of its field activities in the area have been on hold for weeks, leaving many communities without access to essential services.
More than 5,000 people displaced by clashes between Myanmar military, Arakan Army are without proper shelter
Secretary of State Pompeo cites military’s actions against Rohingya, Kachin and others as Myanmar remains among ‘Countries of Particular Concern’
"The pile-on has been quite obvious. It’s also noteworthy that it hasn’t done any good," US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said.
A declaration of genocide by the US government could have legal implications of committing Washington to stronger punitive measures against Myanmar.
Development organizations say that the project would improve the students’ educational experience, but that a change of mindset is necessary for Arakanese to accept it.
Political parties in Kachin, Chin, Karen and Mon states merge in a bid to overthrow the NLD in the 2020 general election.
There is little evidence that the government was involved, but the damage to the democratic transition has been done.
The late US senator’s support for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi saw him banned from the country for 15 years; he later clashed with her government over the Rohingya.
How communists played a shadowy role in Myanmar's 1988 pro-democracy uprising.
The former Thai diplomat tells The Irrawaddy that the next few months could be ‘game-changing’ for Myanmar, depending on how it handles developments in the strife-torn state.
The draft National Register of Citizens is expected to list Indian citizens residing in Assam and, in the process, find a solution to the citizenship issue plaguing the state.
The Irrawaddy discusses the recent court decision to charge two Reuters reporters and what it means for press freedom, judicial independence and democracy.