Participants in candlelight vigil denounce arrests as a ‘national disgrace’, condemn government’s failure to release pair
Athan founder Maung Saung Kha has won the Human Rights Tulip award from the Netherlands, becoming the first person bestowed with the honor in the country.
As communities around the world hold events to mark Human Rights Day, The Irrawaddy revisits an article about the ill-fated student uprising of 1991 known as 10-D.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the souring relationship between Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and the press, including her controversial remarks about social media.
History suggests U Pe Myint’s assurances that state media will transparently report on the government’s activities are not to be believed.
The reclusive former strongman continues to see a political role for himself and the military, which still takes cues from him.
As the 103rd anniversary of Ludu Daw Amar’s birth was yesterday, The Irrawaddy revisits this story from October 2002 about the journalist’s life.
The views expressed by the State Counselor and President at a Press Council function play into the hands of those who would seek to muzzle or discredit journalists
Former or serving military officers now head nearly a quarter of Myanmar's 25 ministries, and run some powerful commissions besides.
With ambitions of becoming a genuine smart city, Mandalay — the country's last royal capital — is in the midst of a high-tech makeover.
The prominent democracy activist discusses his party's plans for winning seats, negotiating with the military and managing Myanmar's relations with the international community.
Opposition party, finance company accused of arranging loans for constituents ahead of vote
Despite slowing interest and international boycotts, foreign investment as a whole is actually on the rise under the NLD, according to U Set Aung.
An investigation by Myanmar Now reveals an account of the horrors that unfolded within the country's gulag-like prison labor camps from those who helped to oversee them.
Some of the candidates who lost a race to the USDP question the ballots the military-backed party won in early voting on military bases, where monitoring is heavily restricted.