Rights groups say India should abide by its legal obligations and protect the stateless refugees who face persecution in Myanmar.
Amid ongoing conflict, Stella Naw calls for a national identity based on shared values and mutual respect.
Report shows enormous environmental and forced labor risks, in addition to threats to public safety and health.
The govt will dispatch a special envoy to the UN in New York in an effort to explain the situation in Rakhine State to the international community.
Shine Zaw-Aung reviews statistics on gender inequality.
‘If they appreciate that the media plays an important role in national reconciliation, they should put what they think into practice,’ U Aye Naing says.
Their lawyers appeal for bail, after the initial request was denied last week.
After a six-hour visit with reporters jailed in Hsipaw Prison, an MNHRC member says, according to the accounts they provided, they were not in the wrong.
Members of the MNHRC will spend five days inspecting cells in Hsipaw and Lashio prisons.
Rakhine State investigation team led by Vice President U Myint Swe says UN is exaggerating claims at end of 8-month probe.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses a recent string of cases involving the abuse of young housemaids.
Indian Supreme Court advocate Indira Jaising has been replaced as chair amid concerns of a perceived bias.
Lawmakers argue Yanghee Lee’s recent report on human rights in Myanmar was biased.
Yanghee Lee wraps up a trip to Myanmar lamenting restricted access and allegations of intimidation of her sources by the state.
In honor of Martyrs’ Day, The Irrawaddy remembers a number of individuals, now deceased, who committed their lives to the good of their country.