To mark the third anniversary of the assassination of lawyer U Ko Ni, The Irrawaddy revisits an editorial published in the wake of his death in 2017.
During her visit to Manaung Island on Thursday to attend the opening of a solar power plant, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi will meet with local residents and politicians.
Local residents and National League for Democracy members are reeling after an explosion shook the construction site of a new party office in Buthidaung, Rakhine State.
A Myanmar military spokesperson claims the NLD government is stifling political dialogue by refusing to convene the National Defense and Security Council.
A spokesperson for the National League for Democracy said Myanmar must fix its democracy to embody ‘liberty, equality and justice’.