Daw Aung San Suu Kyi once said ‘one political prisoner is too many,’ argues Rakhine lawmaker.
With Daw Aung San Suu Kyi now 72, she likely feels that there is not an extraordinary amount of time left for her to achieve her goals for Myanmar.
On the anniversary of the re-ignited civil war, a report and a global action statement highlight distinct perspectives on confronting injustices.
Ruling party refuses Sagaing lawmaker permission to quiz government over plans to repeal or amend controversial Article 66(d) in Parliament.
Local journalists say the NLD government has failed to create an environment where independent media can practice their professions freely and ethically.
Building peace and a federal democratic system are understandable priorities, but another matter too requires urgent attention, writes Kyaw Zwa Moe.
Doctors say 91-year-old U Tin Oo’s condition is improving, but he will stay in intensive care for at least three weeks after slipping in his home.
Rangoon’s High Court refuses to issue a new arrest warrant in Naypyidaw for fugitive Aung Win Khaing, where he was last seen.
The statement comes after 13 rival political parties accused the NLD of breaching electoral rules when govt members referenced the party slogan on TV.
Dr. Aye Maung says the ruling NLD party must work with the military to try to amend the 2008 Constitution and ‘establish a genuine Union.’
The USDP and 12 other parties sign a letter objecting to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s speech delivered just before the April 1 by-elections.
A press release by the military describes NLD spokesperson’s assumption as ‘groundless suspicion.’
Myanmar Press Council member says press freedom in Burma has ‘improved little’ under the NLD’s administration.
Until Burma is free from state-owned media and laws like Article 66(d), neither journalists nor citizens can freely honor World Press Freedom Day.
Advocates from 14 local organizations issue an assessment report on freedom of expression in Burma, one year into the NLD’s leadership.