The Union Parliament has seen heated exchanges about charter amendments between National League for Democracy and military-appointed members.
Civil society groups say Myanmar’s human rights commissioners must be replaced as they have failed to address rights abuses, especially those committed by the military.
China’s State Councilor Wang Yi says infrastructure connectivity is the backbone of the giant Chinese initiative and the two sides should cooperate on the ground.
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing discussed strategic partnerships and projects with Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi, pledging the Myanmar military’s full support.
Supporters of State Counselor hold rallies in cities, towns across Myanmar to show solidarity as she leads the country’s defense against genocide charges at the ICJ.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi arrives in Netherlands with legal team to fight genocide case at ICJ; contrary to expectations, delegation does not include military officers.
Thai authorities have delayed the deportation to Myanmar of the Arakan Army’s detained wife and children, as they want to prosecute her for immigration violations.
The Irrawaddy talks to Muslim faith leader Haji U Aye Lwin and political analyst Maung Maung Soe about the State Counselor’s move to lead Myanmar’s defense at The Hague.
Schoolchildren in Kyauktaw were running home Friday morning after an explosion when a 9-year-old boy was killed by bullets fired by the Myanmar military, says his aunt.
Hundreds of civilians fled their homes in northern Shan State last month as violence between the Myanmar military and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army intensified.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi has invited her Chinese counterpart to meet in Naypyitaw before she leaves to contest the genocide case against Myanmar in The Hague.
The wife and two children of Arakan Army leader Tun Myat Naing have been detained by Thai authorities and will be returned to Myanmar, sources close to the family say.
FACTBOX: A look at the genocide case against Myanmar at the UN’s highest court as State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi prepares to lead the country’s legal defense.
Internally displaced people in Shan State are calling on the government to stop development projects that could leave them landless.
Police in Myanmar’s Shan State shot a woman’s pickup truck three times, claiming they thought she was carrying drugs.