Army vows to prosecute the pair, who are in detention; youngest victim was 18 months old
As police speculate that the Arakan Army are responsible for the murder, the latter claim the military carried out the killing in order to damage the rebel group’s reputation.
On this day in 1956, seventh-grader Harry Tan was shot dead by police in the country’s first of many brutal crackdowns on student protests in post-independence Myanmar.
Yangon court ignored prosecutor’s charges in handing Zeya Phyo a 5-year term, association says, calling the move unprecedented
With a verdict due soon for the prominent lawyer's accused assassins, The Irrawaddy reviews the most controversial moments of Myanmar's most high-profile case in recent history.
Police unsure of motive; victim’s wife says killer was not a resident of the area
The Kachin community is adamant that it will continue to pursue justice in the case of two volunteer Kachin teachers who were raped and murdered in 2015.
Amid predictions that the trial will soon conclude, the suspected murder mastermind remains at large while the chief of security at the scene of the crime has yet to testify in cou
Charges cap a year of legal, political twists and turns since Aung Yell Htwe was beaten to death at a party on New Year’s Eve 2017
Manner of death suggests ARSA may have been involved in murders, official says
Following a tipoff, police found and arrested the suspects where they were in hiding in Myaing Kalay near the Karen State capital of Hpa-an, and will hand them over to Thai police.
Captain Aung Ko Min tortured and killed Tin Soe Myint at Army base in Ye Township, wife says
A prosecution witness in the murder trial of Ko Aung Yell Htwe told the court on Tuesday that he did not see the suspects attack the victim, contradicting his statement to police.
Dropping of first investigation led to arrests of Yangon attorney general and other law officers on suspicion of corruption
Anti-Corruption Commission says officials, including judge, took over 70 million kyats from father of suspect to drop investigation.