For State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, saving the Irrawaddy River means saving herself.
Some participants in Kyaukphyu meeting say Woodside’s presentation lacked detail
Politicians, Kachin activists, environmentalists join displaced villagers in taking a stand against the BRI project on the Irrawaddy River.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the latest effort to amend the Constitution in the context of ethnic groups’ political and security goals.
NLD lawmaker describes proposal to Constitutional amendment committee as ‘unrealistic’
We present a roundup of The Irrawaddy’s recent coverage of the NLD’s efforts to kick-start constitutional reform, and the forces arrayed against it.
A detailed breakdown of the chapters and articles most likely to be targeted for reform by the government
The public has endured three years of incompetence and lack of accountability from their state and regional leaders.
The ruling party proposed the constitutional amendment during a meeting of the joint committee now reviewing the military-drafted charter for possible changes.
U Thaung Aye told Parliament that a committee now discussing potential amendments to the Constitution should be abolished because it was in violation of the law.
Declaring a state of emergency or inserting more troops will not solve the root causes of the conflict.
The NLD had no choice but to force the military to engage with constitutional reform in Parliament
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the likelihood and potential scope of constitutional amendments among a divided government.
The NLD administration’s heavy-handed response to ethnic grievances will only inflame tensions and enhance perceptions that the ‘Bamar’ government is not interested in ethnic
Estranged from his former Army colleagues, and with his partnership with Daw Aung San Suu Kyi showing signs of strain, the retired general seems to be out in the cold.