May 03, 2021
The Military Junta Has Driven Myanmar’s Journalists Back Underground
By Sebastian Strangio
While deploying violence in the streets, the generals have been unrelenting in their attacks on the country's journalists.
May 03, 2019
Southeast Asia, the Frontline for a Free Press
By Ming Yu Hah
The battle for a free press is being fought everywhere. One of its most perilous frontlines is Southeast Asia.
March 27, 2019
Myanmar Supreme Court Will Rule on Reuters Journalists’ Case
By Associated Press
The court has agreed to decide on an appeal filed by the journalists’ lawyers.
February 08, 2019
Darkness Gathers in Myanmar
By Jeff Kingston
The government’s crackdowns on free speech and the media have Aung San Suu Kyi’s former supporters in despair.
August 10, 2017
Myanmar's Media in Chains
By Libby Hogan
Myanmar has a new democratic government. So why are journalists being treated like criminals?
June 30, 2017
Remembering Lawi Weng, Imprisoned Myanmar Journalist
By Scott Ezell
"Lawi is now in danger of becoming a victim of the same state terrorism he has fought to uncover and resist."
November 24, 2015
Myanmar: Elections and the Media
By Vishal Arora
The editor of The Irrawaddy shares his thoughts on the implications of the recent elections.
November 18, 2015
Aung San Suu Kyi: Limitations and Obligations
By Vishal Arora
Her party’s landslide victory leaves Suu Kyi still politically constrained, but with much to do.
August 01, 2015
The Future of Democracy and Human Rights in Myanmar
By Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat talks with Delphine Schrank about Myanmar's trajectory.
June 25, 2015
Ahead of Crucial Elections, Myanmar’s Media Stifled by Climate of Fear
By Rupert Abbott
Despite reforms, press freedoms in Myanmar are still subject to very strict limits.
May 20, 2015
Myanmar Acquits Journalist’s Killers Amid Muslim Exodus
By Luke Hunt
“Naypyidaw is under a harsh spotlight.”
March 22, 2015
Myanmar: After the Protests, Out Come the Cartoonists
By Poppy McPherson
In Myanmar, cartoonists skewer authority and mostly get away with it, though fear remains.