Aileen Thomson reflects on commemorations of the pro-democracy struggle.
The success of Myanmar’s peace process hinges on how the govt, military, and ethnic armed organizations address the root causes of conflict collectively.
Shin Daewe felt she blurred the lines between video journalist and activist as she covered the Saffron Revolution in Yangon ten years ago.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses safety and rehabilitation for women and children displaced by the recent violence in Rakhine State.
Today, public support for the State Counselor is strong domestically, a change from previous months in which critics questioned her govt’s direction.
Myanmar representative to the UN says ‘crimes against humanity’ and ‘ethnic cleansing’ carry very serious connotations.
Charges under the Telecommunications Law remain to be dropped against the editor despite having been withdrawn by the military plaintiff.
Tin Maung Htoo argues that despite international criticism of the state counselor, she is still the country’s best hope for peace and progress.
The two sides agree to cooperate in avoiding clashes so as not to burden civilians.
This week, The Irrawaddy revisits stories on the 2007 nationwide monk-led protests against the former military junta.
If the intl community wants to see a stable Myanmar, it needs to help the govt halt the violence in Rakhine and implement Kofi Annan’s recommendations.
It was the worst scene I have witnessed in recent years, writes The Irrawaddy’s Moe Myint of his reporting trip to northern Rakhine.
The chairman of the Restoration Council of Shan State will meet with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi to discuss ongoing peace efforts.
Self-identifying Rohingya villagers from the Shwe Zar village tract say that they want to keep living with Rakhine Buddhists in peace.
A meeting including members of National Defense and Security Council is held to discuss the situation in Rakhine State.