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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Twenty six years ago, the Burma Army seized power after a crackdown on a democratic uprising. Two doctors recall how they treated numerous wounded protestors.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Do Burmese people really understand the meaning of compassion? Not according to a Buddhist monk who helped to lead Cyclone Nargis relief efforts.

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Six years ago, Cyclone Nargis hit the Irrawaddy Delta, killing at least 138,000 people and displacing many more. This commentary—first published by The Irrawaddy on

Monday, May 5, 2014

On the sixth anniversary of Cyclone Nargis, Burma’s worst-ever natural disaster, The Irrawaddy republishes a comment from May 2008 that argued for US aid intervention.

Saturday, March 29, 2014

The Czech Republic’s former foreign affairs minister shares his views on Burma’s reform process and explains his country’s reasons for supporting pro-democracy movements.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

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.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

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

Thursday, October 3, 2013

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

Monday, September 30, 2013

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),

Monday, September 23, 2013

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

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

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.

Monday, August 5, 2013

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.

Thursday, July 18, 2013

The author of ‘Who Killed Aung San?’ talks about his book as Burma prepares to mark 66 years since his assassination on Martyrs’ Day.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

While traditional Buddhism urges its followers to seek peace of mind, a new brand of Buddhist nationalism strives to stir up anti-Muslim passions.

Friday, May 17, 2013

A cattle boy turned entrepreneur won over the Burmese people by fighting against Britain’s commercial monopoly.

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