Another Black August

From the Archive
On the 30th anniversary of the ’88 uprising, The Irrawaddy reprints an appeal it ran in the year 2000 for a full recounting of the bloodshed. Without it, Myanmar would remain a divided,

The Day a New Burma was Born

From the Archive
Exactly 30 years ago, a democratic uprising took off in Rangoon that would sweep the country but end with a bloody crackdown by the military.

What We Were Fighting For

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It was 30 years ago that students led a massive uprising against military rule in Burma—an event that has shaped an entire generation.