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The Saffron Revolution in Cartoons

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To commemorate the 10-year anniversary of Myanmar’s Buddhist monk-led protests, we share some of the finest work by Irrawaddy cartoonists covering the events.

No Soft Touch

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On the 10th anniversary of the Saffron Revolution, The Irrawaddy revisits a piece on women’s fight to promote democracy in Myanmar.

A Struggle for Authority

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On the 10th anniversary of Myanmar’s Saffron Revolution, we revisit anthropologist Gustaaf Houtman’s insights on how the military legitimized their rule.

The Power Behind the Robe

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With a decade past since the Saffron Revolution, The Irrawaddy revisits a piece on the influence of the Sangha.