Tony Waters argues that Erin Murphy’s book, “Burmese Haze: US Policy and Myanmar’s Opening — and Closing”, fails to address the murky side of US involvement.
Phaung Sein Food owner Nang Shwe Kyar called for the 2021 coup and has since backed the regime, according to online activists.
Commanders in Karen State’s Border Guard Force are being denied retirement as the regime struggles to recruit troops and promote younger officers.
Defections and casualties are leaving the battalions under strength as troops burn down villages where they used to recruit.
Colonel Tin Moe Naing of Division 44 is being interrogated in Naypyitaw after a truckload of weapons and ammunition was sent into Karen National Union territory.
Fighting is increasing across Rakhine State as the Arakan Army increasingly establishes its own administration and seizes regime outposts.
The man’s body was found in a village well after the regime’s raids, which displaced thousands of villagers in Khin-U Township.
Regime troops on an island in the Ayeyarwady River shelled villagers on the riverbank in response to a resistance attack.
Miss Grand International Myanmar 2020 Han Lay tells The Irrawaddy that being targeted by the regime has strengthened her convictions.
Dr. Ye Lwin was due to be released from prison next month but now faces further charges.
Parents of two wounded children seized after the attacks on the monastic school have been told they are in Sagaing Region’s capital.
The Karen National Liberation Army and Kachin Independence Army have reported successful attacks on regime forces in Karen State and Sagaing Region.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres accused the regime of violating international humanitarian law over Friday’s Sagaing Region attack.
The Irrawaddy assesses the legacy of four National League for Democracy economic figures who helped stabilize finances after decades of military mismanagement.
Regime helicopters and ground troops left 11 children dead amid claims that resistance groups were based in the monastery.