The resignations of as many as 13 editors and reporters leave no foreign journalists at the English-language paper, which has built a reputation for independent reporting.
If you ask me if I feel safe as a journalist under this government, I would say — not yet.
In the past, writers and publishers in Burma were targets of one of the world’s most draconian censorship systems.
In the past, Burmese writers had to become masters of journalistic kung fu, using subtle means to defend their work against the attacks of military censors.
In these beleaguered times for journalism, The Irrawaddy will continue battling for a free press.
On World Press Freedom Day, we publish this 2010 recollection by The Irrawaddy’s senior editor of his days printing a clandestine political journal, defying the then military government
A Yangon court rejects a request to declare a police captain a hostile witness in the case of two journalists accused of breaching the Official Secrets Act.
The policeman has been sentenced to an undisclosed prison term for violating Myanmar's Police Disciplinary Act, according to a police spokesman.
More than 160 groups sent a letter to the president urging for the immediate release of the reporters and calling for an investigation committee.
Police Captain Moe Yan Naing testified that officers were told to entrap reporters. A court decides next week whether to label him a hostile witness.
The Irrawaddy looks back at the major developments in the case of Reuters reporters Ko Wa Lone and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo since their arrest on Dec. 12.
Neither the Home Affairs Minister nor the President can afford to ignore allegations that police hatched a plot to frame two journalists
On Friday, Police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko was accused in court of masterminding a setup to arrest two Reuters reporters. Here is what we have learned about him so far.
Facebook can no longer turn a blind eye to the misuse of its network. Otherwise, it will be accused of being complicit in Myanmar's ongoing crisis.
Yangon's northern district court on Wednesday rejected a request to dismiss the charges against two Reuters reporters accused of violating the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.