During the dark days of repression in Burma, the military regime’s control over the lives of political prisoners often extended as far as their graves.
In this cover story first appeared in Oct, 2007 print issue of The Irrawaddy Magazine, Kyaw Zwa Moe, the editor of the magazine (English edition),
U Thant Myint-U, chairman of the Yangon Heritage Trust, discusses the challenges that Yangon faces as it tries to avoid the development pitfalls of other
The September 2007 uprising was a struggle between the sons of Buddha and the forces of darkness and repression. In the struggle for democracy, hope
In this article first appeared in July, 2006 print issue of The Irrawaddy Magazine, Kyaw Zwa Moe, the editor of the magazine (English edition), writes
After many decades of conflict between Myanmar’s military and ethnic armed groups, the government is set to begin fast-tracking the peace process.
Min Ko Naing, a leader of the 1988 uprising against military rule, explains what he’s doing 25 years later to push for national reconciliation.
Twenty five years ago, Burma’s pro-democracy 8888 Uprising was brutally crushed. Two doctors recall how they labored to save the lives of numerous wounded protestors.
The author of ‘Who Killed Aung San?’ talks about his book as Burma prepares to mark 66 years since his assassination on Martyrs’ Day.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says she wants to be Myanmar’s president, but the powers that be aren’t likely to let that happen.
While traditional Buddhism urges its followers to seek peace of mind, a new brand of Buddhist nationalism strives to stir up anti-Muslim passions.
A cattle boy turned entrepreneur won over the Burmese people by fighting against Britain’s commercial monopoly.
While friends may be more useful than enemies, both are necessary to succeed in politics.
The Irrawaddy's English edition editor Kyaw Zwa Moe recently traveled to Burma for the first time in 11 years and kept a photo diary of