The events of Sept. 18, 1988, and their bloody aftermath established a military presence in Myanmar’s political life that, three decades later, shows no signs of going away.
Already wielding considerable political power under the Constitution, and with the NLD making itself more unpopular by the day, why would it?
Political parties in Kachin, Chin, Karen and Mon states merge in a bid to overthrow the NLD in the 2020 general election.
The TNLA last month took a Shan civilian away at gunpoint and put her on trial for obstructing troops. The govt and civil society groups call for her immediate release.
State Counselor told NHK two months before guilty verdict that reporters ‘broke Official Secrets Act’
Human Rights Commission urges government to consider national interest, ensure journalists’ rights are upheld
Judge cites travel itinerary for Pope Francis downloaded from a German website, AA officer’s phone number among ‘state secrets’ in journalists’ possession
Myanmar’s journalists do not have the protection of the law or the government, but in Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s own words, they have the protection of the truth
Local and foreign activists, lawyers, media experts and embassies react to the jailing on Monday of two Reuters journalists for reporting on military activities in Rakhine State.
Associate professor Dr. Yoshihiro Nakanishi of Kyoto University discusses the Myanmar military’s longstanding political power.
Though Myanmar says it is ready to take back the Rohingya, the continued outflow of refugees underlines the lack of progress in addressing the crisis.
A prominent member of the '88 Generation Students group, Ma Mee Mee died in a car accident on Monday while on her way back to Yangon from Irrawaddy Region.
The ex-candidates, whose election victories were denied by the military, vow to deliver major constitutional reform with their allies.
How communists played a shadowy role in Myanmar's 1988 pro-democracy uprising.
Bangladesh's cabinet on Monday approved raising the maximum jail time for rash driving deaths to five years from three, as students protested for a ninth day.