In commemoration of the 29th anniversary of the 1988 pro-democracy uprising, The Irrawaddy revisits an account of the experience by one of its editors.
A former Irrawaddy staff writer recalls the death of a friend and 1988 activist from HIV/AIDS.
On the 29th anniversary of the 1988 pro-democracy uprising, The Irrawaddy revisits an article from 2010 reflecting on students’ imprisonment.
On the 29th anniversary of the 8888 pro-democracy movement, The Irrawaddy revisits an essay by its once imprisoned English edition editor.
The Irrawaddy interviews Sayadaw U Khaymar Nanda, also known as 8888 Sayadaw, in commemoration of the 29th anniversary of the pro-democracy uprising.
Irrawaddy reporter Min Naing Thu recalls the bloody end of demonstrations in Monywa as part of the 1988 Uprising.
Myanmar Now’s chief editor Ko Swe Win describes his personal experiences of the 1988 Uprising.
Irrawaddy founding editor Aung Zaw recalls how he became a monk in Kayan to avoid arrest during the 1988 Uprising.
The Irrawaddy profiles seven women who were involved in or inspired by the events of 1988.
The Irrawaddy remembers Nay Min—not among 1988’s canonized pro-democracy crusaders, but pivotal in informing the world about the events of that year.
As this week marks the 29th anniversary of the ’88 uprising, The Irrawaddy revisits a story about the medics who worked tirelessly during the protests.
The Irrawaddy reflects on the significance of the 2013 publication of the Burmese language version of ‘Outrage: Burma’s Struggle for Democracy.’
The Irrawaddy looks back at how journalists defied their military rulers 29 years ago with a month of unprecedented reporting.
The failure of the 1988 uprising points to the challenges Myanmar faced then, and still faces, in this guest column originally published in 2013.
The Irrawaddy revisits this 2013 interview with award-winning activist Min Ko Naing ahead of the ’88 Uprising anniversary this month.