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A Weatherman’s Memoir

To mark the passing of Myanmar weatherman U Tun Lwin, whose warnings about Cyclone Nargis fell on deaf ears in 2008, The Irrawaddy revisits a 2015 review of his memoir.

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The Women of 1988

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On this historic day, read the stories of seven Myanmar women spanning several generations that helped shape the '88 uprising and the democracy movement it spawned.
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‘Tell the World the Truth’

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As State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi visits Prague, The Irrawaddy revisits this 2010 profile of the late intellectual Minn Latt Yekhaun, one of the most influential figures in Myanmar-Czech

Where are the Assassins?

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Rumors and questions around the death of U Ko Ni continue to run rampant as the authorities fail to bring his killers to justice.

Criminals at Large

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Amid a flare of criticism of Yangon chief minister’s show of respect to the notorious former general, The Irrawaddy revisits a 2014 commentary on U Khin Nyunt’s insolence.

The Overlooked Mother

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On the 30th anniversary of her death, The Irrawaddy looks back at a story on the life of Daw Khin Kyi, the overlooked mother of Myanmar State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.