Myanmar UN Rep Objects to UN Chief’s Terms for Rakhine Issue

Myanmar representative to the UN says ‘crimes against humanity’ and ‘ethnic cleansing’ carry very serious connotations.

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Media Law Charges Dropped Against Voice Daily Editor and Columnist

Charges under the Telecommunications Law remain to be dropped against the editor despite having been withdrawn by the military plaintiff.

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No Soft Touch

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

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Confiscated Land Returned to Farmers in Magwe

Some 2,600 acres of land confiscated by the defense military in 2000 was returned.

The post From The Irrawaddy

UN Chief, Security Council Call on Myanmar to End Violence

The UN urges Myanmar authorities to end violence that has forced some 400,000 people to flee to Bangladesh.

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News Analysis: Myanmar’s State Counselor on a Dangerous Tightrope

The stifling role of the army along with domestic and international pressures put Daw Aung San Suu Kyi in an intensely difficult situation.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Aung Myint Turns Everyday Objects into Art

His artwork has evolved over the decades to include abstract painting, installation, ceramic art and performance.

The post From The Irrawaddy

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is Still Myanmar’s Best Hope

Tin Maung Htoo argues that despite international criticism of the state counselor, she is still the country’s best hope for peace and progress.

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From The Irrawaddy

Yawnghwe Haw in Shan State 

The residence of Myanmar’s first president opens to the public as a cultural museum.

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