NLD lawmaker describes proposal to Constitutional amendment committee as ‘unrealistic’
We present a roundup of The Irrawaddy’s recent coverage of the NLD’s efforts to kick-start constitutional reform, and the forces arrayed against it.
The ruling party may be able to chip away at the military's proxies and business interests. But tinkering with its constitutional privileges may prove a step too far.
SNLD chief skeptical that NLD’s charter reform can succeed; he adds that Myanmar is ‘too weak’ to reject China’s BRI plans
A detailed breakdown of the chapters and articles most likely to be targeted for reform by the government
U Ba U served as president from 1952 to 1957. The Cambridge-educated barrister previous served as Supreme Court chief justice and helped draft the first Constitution.
The NLD had no choice but to force the military to engage with constitutional reform in Parliament
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the likelihood and potential scope of constitutional amendments among a divided government.
Committee members reviewed the first 14 articles of the Constitution, including a clause guaranteeing the military a role in politics, but declined to discuss what was said.
Myint Soe’s latest installation at the Nawaday Tharlar Art Gallery suggests Myanmar’s charter is a poor recipe for democracy
Military lawmakers have stood in disagreement with the suggestion that the USDP’s lesser charter amendment proposal be discussed by the NLD-formed Charter-Amendment Panel.
The Irrawaddy recently spoke with a number of ethnic politicians and political analysts for their views on the military’s resistance to the NLD’s attempts at constitutional cha
Number of Tatmadaw-appointed lawmakers will decline naturally when Myanmar has politicians who ‘really care’ about the country—spokesman
Killers have taken history into their hands on several occasions in the recent past. Some achieved their immediate goals, others didn’t—but history will be their ultimate judge
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.