Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s plea, made when Myanmar was under dictatorship, should be recalled amid Hongkongers’ current fight to preserve their political and legal rights.
The Chinese ambassador to Myanmar’s recent visit to Kyaukphyu missed a chance to meet with local stakeholders seeking safeguards for their future livelihoods.
The generals who built Naypyitaw will not be forced from it via charter change; can the city’s old and new residents work together to manage a transition to democracy?
Campaign calls on NLD to honor promise to allow Shan community to rebuild Haw Long Palace in Kengtung, which was destroyed by the military regime in 1991.
This week, The Irrawaddy talks to one of the NLD’s point men on charter change about the party’s objectives for the process, and what’s at stake for the country.
With Muslims detained in camps in western China, Beijing orders halal restaurants in the east-coast capital to remove Arabic script and symbols associated with Islam.
The bill makes practitioners of “triple talaq” liable to prosecution. India is one of the few countries where the practice has survived in law.
The army detained Sai Sai Tin Cho, a village chief in Kyaukme Township, for collecting money for an armed group; locals say they’re caught between rebels and military.
The Irrawaddy’s infographics illustrate the nearly 20 ministerial changes that have taken place at all levels since the party came to power in 2016.
Tatmadaw appointees and their USDP allies plan a parliamentary show of force against constitutional changes proposed by NLD, ethnic parties.
The warning comes after the U.S. approved sales of weapons requested by Taiwan worth an estimated $2.2 billion, including tanks and Stinger missiles, earlier this month.
The effect of sanctions on Myanmar has always been notoriously difficult to predict; never more so than in today’s complex domestic and regional situation.
Today is Martyr’s Day, the day that, 72 years ago, Myanmar independence hero General Aun San was gunned down. The mastermind behind his death remains unnamed.
The Ta’ang Human Rights Network said in a press release it has documented more then 170 victims of human rights by the RCSS.
As Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing grooms his juniors, who is likeliest to take his place when he steps down, and what do recent military shake-ups mean for the 2020 elections?