Longtime rights and democracy advocate linked with Republican Party gets representative role.
Delhi High Court says authorities must abide by a ruling that all Tibetans born in India between January 1950 and July 1987 are Indian citizens.
The Vimutti Women Organization urges the ‘acknowledgment of injustices’ under the military junta.
The newly minted division has established two 24-hour hotlines to which women can file complaints.
Calls to address suicide rate at Mae La camp, the largest of nine refugee camps along the Thailand-Myanmar border.
It is estimated that as many as 40,000 Myanmar nationals are currently engaged in domestic work in Singapore, according to the ministry of labor.
Premiering at Yangon’s human rights film festival, the 85-minute movie features shorts by 14 different directors.
Speaking at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Yanghee Lee says children should not be ‘arbitrarily deprived of their liberty.’
The ANP leads a protest in Maungdaw after 300 homes belonging to a Rakhine sub-ethnicity are burned by a mob in Bangladesh.
New documentary celebrates the fortitude of artistic expression under dictatorship in Myanmar.
NLD spokesman’s ‘jokes’ about the media embarrass Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, her party and the democratic norms they champion.
UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator Renata Lok-Dessallien will be ‘rotated’ out of the position, according to reports.
Ko Htwe describes ethnic media’s response to constraints on the press in Burma.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the increasing use of the controversial Article 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law.
Mandalay journalists gather in solidarity with two journalists from The Voice Daily who appeared in court for charges under Article 66(d) on the same day.