For all the darkness that prison life brought, it never extinguished San Zaw Htway’s inner light.
Shan leader Sai Nyunt Lwin asks why a government packed with former political prisoners has failed to release any of the roughly 100 political prisoners still behind bars.
Myanmar responds to mounting international criticism over its treatment of the Rohingya Muslims.
Moegyo challenges the role of development/assistance in ethnic areas and provides recommendations for vetting.
Women hoping to serve their communities as administrators face strong societal discrimination and barriers.
Ascribing the Rohingya exodus solely to security clearance operations is simplistic, writes Sai Lon.
Ewan Cameron questions why the EU-Myanmar Investment Protection Agreement is being sold as common sense.
The success, and failure, of Myanmar’s landmark peace accord relies on four key groups of people, writes Joe Kumbun.
Alleged terrorist links trump criticism of India’s plans to deport self-identifying Rohingya.
Aileen Thomson reflects on commemorations of the pro-democracy struggle.
The success of Myanmar’s peace process hinges on how the govt, military, and ethnic armed organizations address the root causes of conflict collectively.
An anniversary is a time to address the present and look to the future, writes Scot Marciel, the US Ambassador to Myanmar.
While the international community lambasts the State Counselor, observers should look closer at the group that sparked the latest bout of Rakhine violence, writes Mon Mon Myat.
Tin Maung Htoo argues that despite international criticism of the state counselor, she is still the country’s best hope for peace and progress.
Arakanese political commentator Aung Myo Oo contemplates why ethnic Arakanese in Rakhine harbor animosity against aid organizations.