Following two months in detention, Nang Mo Hom reflects on the situation surrounding her arrest by the TNLA upon her release.
Two-day summit ends with statement on seven common goals
Firebrand monk says he will take up arms if Myanmar’s military leadership is charged at the International Criminal Court.
The ethnic armed group accused Nang Mo Hom of informing on two TNLA fighters who were extorting money from businesses in northern Shan State.
The Myanmar military shut down the Myayeik Nyo high-rise project in Yangon after the developer breached the memorandum of understanding signed between the two sides.
U Thawbita, accused of likening Snr-Gen. Min Aung Hlaing to a cow on Facebook and suggesting he orchestrated a prison break in Karen State, denies any wrongdoing.
On the 11th anniversary of the Saffron Revolution, we revisit this story from October 2007, in which the editor explained why Burma’s generals fear the influence of the Sangha.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses how and when the military might be persuaded to relinquish its role in politics.
At a meeting in Laiza, signatories and non-signatories to the nationwide ceasefire agreement discussed how all groups could participate in the country’s peace deal.
A UN fact-finding mission has given the military a list of recommendations to address the Rohingya crisis. The burning question is how open it is to reform.
The events of Sept. 18, 1988, and their bloody aftermath established a military presence in Myanmar’s political life that, three decades later, shows no signs of going away.
A USDP spokesperson has said recent political difficulties may lead to another military coup, and the NLD must act to avert it.
To mark the 30th anniversary of the 1988 coup d'état on Tuesday, The Irrawaddy recalls some of the colorful characters in the halls of power at the time.
Unable to decipher our leaders’ carefully chosen words, many would-be analysts of Myanmar badly misread the political situation here.
Myanmar Army soldiers reportedly raided a house in Hpakant and detained three men they claimed were extorting money for the AA. Witnesses say the men are Arakanese prospectors.