Thin Lei Win

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Monday, 11 April 2016

Sai Thiha Kyaw is a two-term lawmaker in the Lower House representing Mongyai Township in northern Shan State.

Wednesday, 6 April 2016

Ba Shein, a leading Arakan National Party MP, discusses his party’s dispute with the National League for Democracy and ...

Friday, 1 April 2016

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

Wednesday, 2 March 2016

They are mothers, daughters, sisters and wives who have been also active for years in Myanmar politics, business, and social and ...

Monday, 29 February 2016

On a recent February morning, just after Myanmar’s new, ...

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

La Laung Daung Nan vividly remembers the last day of April 2015.

Friday, 19 February 2016

After Husaina’s 20-year-old son fled poverty and discrimination in Myanmar’s Rakhine State by boat, she heard nothing from him for ...

Zaw Myint Maung, a third-time NLD MP, talks of prison life, political reforms and his vision of Mandalay under an NLD government. (Photo: Thin Lei Win/Myanmar Now)
Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Born in a large, academically-inclined family, Dr. Zaw Myint Maung said he had always been interested in politics but ...

Union Peace Conference held at the Myanmar International Convention Centre (MICC-2) in Nay Pyi Taw from the 12-16 January, 2016. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
Friday, 12 February 2016

For an event where only 7 percent of the 700 attendees were women, Myanmar’s first peace conference achieved a milestone on gender issues.

Daw Thandar, a well-known human rights activist, is one of the hundreds of new members of parliament.  (Credit: Thin Lei Win/Myanmar Now)
Thursday, 4 February 2016

Less than two years ago, Thandar, a well-known human rights activist who has been imprisoned, lost her husband.