Four years ago today, Myanmar lost one of its leading intellectual figures, U Win Tin. The Irrawaddy looks back on his enduring legacy.
The late activist and political prisoner would have been 88 today. We look back on his contribution to Myanmar's struggle for democracy.
Parliament draws praise for targeting oppressive laws, but some say lawmakers are not going far enough.
The committee’s first mission is to provide medical services and donate rice and oil to displaced people in Kachin State.
As the National League for Democracy party turns 29 on Wednesday, The Irrawaddy looks back at Myanmar’s most prominent political party’s history.
Is the party still popular among the public, and if not, does Myanmar have an alternative?
U Tun Win was found carrying methamphetamine pills in Mon State, say police.
A Naypyitaw rally staged by the former ruling USDP centers on perceived national security threats.
Political parties submit papers on democratization to mark International Day of Democracy.
Today, public support for the State Counselor is strong domestically, a change from previous months in which critics questioned her govt’s direction.
Notorious monk U Wirathu was among the speakers at the reportedly illicit rally in Hpa-an.
U Thaung Tun rejects calls that a state of emergency and martial law be implemented, saying the govt ‘has enough resources to handle the situation.’
Anti-corruption commission member U Thin Maung highlights the group’s accomplishments and continued difficulties.
Following recent attacks, the NLD administration must act swiftly to quell the unrest and regain control of the region.
A total of 73 photos, along with the footage captured by 196 security cameras, is presented to the judges.