The spectacle of a government using the only tool at its disposal to protect journalists—a presidential pardon—is no cause for celebration.
We must seize on this moment of optimism to advance the country’s transition to democracy.
Subjecting reporters to criminal prosecution poses threat to democracy, Myanmar Press Council says
An interview with communications and human rights specialist James Gomez on the power of fake news abroad and the role it’s likely to play in next year’s general elections.
Defamation allegation against Burmese editor U Ye Ni over Rakhine coverage is ‘spurious’, U.S.-based press freedom group says.
NAYPYITAW—Myanmar’s top court on Tuesday rejected the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail for breaking the Official Secrets Act, in a landmark case
On April 20, 1964, the scrapping of a popular radio show featuring advertisements for consumer goods signaled the start of two decades of Gen. Ne Win’s socialist economic agenda.
“The threats against journalists are bad for journalism and also not good for the country,” said U Aung Hla Tun, the deputy minister of information.
Death threats will not dissuade journalists from covering the Rakhine conflict, but the authorities must take steps to protect them.
Anonymous calls, emails containing threats of violence sent to Irrawaddy, other local news organizations
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
A mining, export and import company detained and assaulted two Myitkyina Journal reporters after they wrote about locals’ plans to protest against its plantation projects.
The Irrawaddy profiles the individuals and issues that shaped headlines in 2018, for better or worse.
Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing says security, border affairs ministers will be instructed to answer reporters’ questions