A Myanmar court gave the go-ahead for online defamation charges to proceed against Moe Myint over his coverage of a disputed hotel investment in Ngapali.
The 41-year-old editor and journalist’s “incorruptible sense of justice and unflinching pursuit of the truth” won him a 2019 Ramon Magsaysay Award.
The spectacle of a government using the only tool at its disposal to protect journalists—a presidential pardon—is no cause for celebration.
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.
Exhibitions and photo essays by local, international photographers to sound alarm over threats to the planet
A headline on recent AA attacks referring to ‘Rakine Buddhist Rebels’ was taken down, but observers say it highlights the dangers of irresponsible conflict coverage
As the 103rd anniversary of Ludu Daw Amar’s birth was yesterday, The Irrawaddy revisits this story from October 2002 about the journalist’s life.