At the recent World Journalists Conference, The Irrawaddy spoke to top members of the International Federation of Journalists about modern threats to journalism and press freedom.
In a wide-ranging interview, the US envoy gives The Irrawaddy his thoughts on the many domestic and international challenges facing Myanmar, and the state of the bilateral relation
Thirty-one years ago today on Pyay Road in Yangon, Tada Phyu —"the white bridge" in Burmese — ran red with the blood of student protesters caught in a brutal government crackdo
A detailed breakdown of the chapters and articles most likely to be targeted for reform by the government
In a message honoring the two who were shot dead by police at Rangoon Institute of Technology 31 years ago, she urges the nation to learn the lessons of their sacrifice.
The NLD had no choice but to force the military to engage with constitutional reform in Parliament
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
A look at those articles of the Constitution the NLD is most likely to target for amendment first—and why.
Tatmadaw’s political role safeguards transition to democracy, Sen-Gen. Min Aung Hlaing tells Asahi Shimbun
If Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative is truly based on mutual respect, then neither China nor the NLD need fear a popular vote on the controversial dam.
Brussels began a formal procedure in October to strip the country’s special trade status over concerns for human rights, democracy and rule of law.
Lawmakers, activists and ethnic representatives hope for progress in 2019, but the events of recent years temper their expectations with caution
In this pre-election year, defenders of democracy must remain vigilant against any development that could disrupt preparations for the 2020 vote.
The demonstrations come after a year of incidents said to have undermined confidence in Hong Kong's freedoms and autonomy under Chinese rule.
This week, The Irrawaddy hears the youths’ perspective of the democratic transition and disappointments, they say, it has so far churned up.