Former US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell has become the new president of an international nonprofit working to support democracy around the world.
Public expects disgraced former minister to face harsh punishment.
On the eve of the referendum that ushered in the current charter, pro-democracy activists debated whether it was a step in the right direction or the death-knell for their movement
While the Union government proposes an easing of travel restrictions for national verification card holders, the opposition party strongly objects.
President U Win Myint also issued a decree that nullified the “conditional release” stipulated in Article 401 (1) for those convicted on political charges.
Meeting planned for late April or early May, commission secretary says
Unless and until there is unity among Myanmar's ethnic armed organizations, self-determination and a federal union will remain a thousand-mile journey.
The peace process appears stuck and at risk of giving up hard-won gains. Dateline Irrawaddy discusses what needs to be done to turn the momentum around.
Washington’s self-serving, shortsighted stance toward the Tatmadaw is reaching its inevitable conclusion
The Committee for Shan State Unity has named the Shan Nationalities Democratic Party its new chair, replacing the Restoration Council of Shan State.
The “From Dictatorship to Democracy” author explains why resistance in Burma failed to dislodge the country’s military rulers.
The two UNFC members agreed to a deal after meeting with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing.
The three parties finally set aside their differences after five years of negotiations in a bid to see the Kachin win seats in the 2020 general election.
Tatmadaw refuses to allow Taungyi to be used as venue for talks; impasse could create dilemma for UPC.
Gen N’Ban La assumes chairmanship to consolidate control over all three main organs of Kachin Independence Organization.