There is little evidence that the government was involved, but the damage to the democratic transition has been done.
The late US senator’s support for Daw Aung San Suu Kyi saw him banned from the country for 15 years; he later clashed with her government over the Rohingya.
State Counselor tells international audience in Singapore her government has made progress on Rakhine and the peace process, says Myanmar has ‘bright economic future’
Finding a way out of the protracted deadlock over the Constitution will require a level of leadership and political will that has so far been absent.
The Irrawaddy discusses Myanmar’s progress – or lack of – towards democracy since the ’88 uprising.
Event held to recall role of ‘Kabar Makyay Bu’ — Naing Myanmar’s reworking of ‘Dust in the Wind’ — in galvanizing protesters; its creator was censored by the military
Former US Ambassador to Myanmar Derek Mitchell has become the new president of an international nonprofit working to support democracy around the world.
Four years ago today, Myanmar lost one of its leading intellectual figures, U Win Tin. The Irrawaddy looks back on his enduring legacy.
The world will be watching as U Win Myint seeks to make good on economic, political promises
Lawmaker, activist remember U Ko Ni’s contributions during Indonesian trip to study conflict resolution.