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Friday, 1 April 2016

I was 10 years old when I first found out there was something seriously wrong with my country.

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Shortly after newly elected President Htin Kyaw completed a swearing-in ceremony in Myanmar’s parliament on Wednesday morning, ...

Wednesday, 30 March 2016

As darkness fell in Khanwebo on the night of February 3, a sudden ruckus erupted when dozens of policemen entered the coastal ...

Tuesday, 29 March 2016

In recent months, Pat Jasan, an ethnic Kachin public movement, has made headlines with its vigilante-style march on opium producing ...

Wednesday, 23 March 2016

Ethnic leaders and armed group representatives have welcomed last week’s appointment of Htin Kyaw as president of ...

Chit San, a former soldier and political prisoner who suffered from symptoms of depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after he was released. (PHOTO CREDIT:- Connor Macdonald/Myanmar Now)
Monday, 21 March 2016

In May 1989, as the military junta continued its brutal crackdown on those linked to the ’88 democratic uprising, Chit San, ...

Friday, 18 March 2016

The first major policy proposal by Myanmar’s President-elect Htin Kyaw will see the number of ministries slashed by ...

Thursday, 17 March 2016

Across Myanmar, Htin Kyaw’s appointment as president on Tuesday was greeted with optimism as finally a civilian, and ...

Monday, 14 March 2016

The Myanmar Human Rights Commission was set up in September 2011 by appointment of President Thein Sein as part of ...

Friday, 11 March 2016

In a historic parliament session on March 10, the National League for Democracy (NLD) nominated Htin Kyaw, a long time ...

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