Exercising freedom of expression is not a crime in a democratic society, yet it is in Myanmar.
Vietnam's ruling Communist Party publicly criticized a prominent and outspoken academic for publishing translations of books it said were critical of socialism and one-party rule.
PM Sheikh Hasina will sit down to unprecedented talks with the opposition to discuss installing a caretaker government ahead of December's election.
Just three years after being voted out in a presidential election in Sri Lanka, strongman Mahinda Rajapaksa is back at the center of power.
Spokesman warns of legal repercussions if allegations of spending irregularities do not get satisfactory response
Ongoing setbacks leave observers wondering if the peace process will have achieved anything by 2020.
A political crisis in Sri Lanka took a deadly turn days after the president removed the prime minister and installed a powerful ally of China in his place.
The Irrawaddy speaks to veteran Thai journalist Kavi Chongkittavorn about the key issues facing Myanmar, and its ties with Thailand, ASEAN and the West.
Directive to city officials makes clear they failed to adhere to Media Law in prosecution of Weekly Eleven reporters for critical coverage.
Backlash against city government’s targeting of Eleven Media is latest blow to once-popular U Phyo Min Thein’s support.
Firebrand monk says he will take up arms if Myanmar’s military leadership is charged at the International Criminal Court.
The Union Solidarity and Development Party says the National League for Democracy government has not achieved any notable success two and half years into its administration.
Portraits of party chairman and local candidate for Nov. 3 by-election defaced in Myingyan Township
Regional govt says the media group published incorrect information; journalists arrested and held at Insein Prison.
U Zaw Htay said the state counselor and military chief have had several private talks and that the chief's presence at a coming retreat was proof they were on good terms.