editorial
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The Irrawaddy condemns the recent imprisonment of a reporter from the Democratic Voice of Burma.

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In remarks this week, Burma’s national election commission chairman has indicated that the ruling party of ex-generals will not play fair during the 2015 elections.

Commentary
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The Funeral of a Lion Win Tin, whose funeral is held in Rangoon on Wednesday, remained unbroken despite nearly two decades in prison, and told his jailers to go to

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Don’t Be Afraid to Honor a Burmese Hero! Today’s funeral for Win Tin will reveal much about the true feelings of the self-styled “reformists” in Burma’s government.

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Win Tin’s Lessons for Burma Burma has much to learn from the life of veteran journalist and pro-democracy activist Win Tin, a man of integrity who passed away on Monday.

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More than a Wedding Gift The president shows support as a famous Burmese activist ties the knot, but has the government actually moved past PR?

contributor
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The Burma Army’s Attempt at Unity As servicemen pay respect to retired army chiefs, it is clear that Burma’s military is safeguarding its interests by ensuring friendly relations with former leaders.

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On Divided Societies, Democracy and Federalism As discussions about constitutional reform and a more federated political system for Burma heat up, a look at nine theses on challenges the country faces.

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When Religious Diversity Was Embraced in Burma Religion in Burma has been besmirched by an opportunistic few who seek to exploit it, but interreligious tensions have not always plagued the country.