We must seize on this moment of optimism to advance the country’s transition to democracy.
Editorial and Opinion
Death threats will not dissuade journalists from covering the Rakhine conflict, but the authorities must take steps to protect them.
Declaring a state of emergency or inserting more troops will not solve the root causes of the conflict.
The NLD’s move to amend the Constitution is a first small step in what will surely be a difficult journey.
The agency deserves praise for opening bribery cases against the Yangon attorney general and five other officials, but this is just the beginning of its fight.
The verdict in the Reuters reporters’ case has been delayed, but truth and justice cannot be postponed.
On the 30th anniversary of the ’88 uprising, The Irrawaddy reprints an appeal it ran in the year 2000 for a full recounting of the bloodshed. Without it, Myanmar would remain a divided,
A competently led rescue operation, selfless teamwork and a cast of inspiring characters captivated the world, and had Myanmar wondering, what if …
Monday's court decision to charge two Reuters reporters is a clear sign that press freedom in Myanmar is dangerously on the wane. The free press has been warned.
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