Journalists gather during a demonstration to mark “International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists” in Yangon on November 2, 2014. Photo: Mizzima
28 March 2015
Beaten by batons, locked up, threatened with lengthy prison sentences: how is a...
The scenes in Letpadan and Yangon recetly of police brutality against unarmed though agitated student protesters appeared to be a throwback to the dark days of repressive military rule. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
26 March 2015
Is this the Myanmar regime of old? The scenes in Letpadan and Yangon last week of police...
A man uses a mobile phone at a tea shop in Yangon, Myanmar, June 27, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 March 2015
It is easy to be cynical about mobile phone companies. Their raison d’etre is to make...
17 March 2015
Relations between Myanmar and China have been strained by the fighting that erupted in...
Myanmar generals in a line up for Union Day, Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA 
17 March 2015
At the Defence Services Museum in Nay Pyi Taw there are cabinets devoted to the peace-...
15 March 2015
Dear Friend, Since I last wrote to you, protests by students, workers and other groups...
12 March 2015
Facebook is supposed to bring people together. But it can be divisive and problematic. We...
A worker hangs a large Chinese national flag covering a local government building to celebrate the upcoming National Day in downtown Qingdao city, eastern China's Shandong province, September 30, 2011. Photo: Wun Hong/EPA
05 March 2015
Myanmar’s relationship with China has always been uneasy. After Chairman Mao assumed...
Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
02 March 2015
In the old days it wasn’t easy to get to know Myanmar government officials. The system...
28 February 2015
Dear Friend, I write to you today from Mizzima’s new headquarters on Pazungtaung Street...
Soe Myint in Mizzima's Yangon office. Photo: Hong Sar
26 February 2015
Last week two seemingly unrelated events attracted the attention of this writer. The...
26 February 2015
How can journalists reconcile the need to share information with the danger that the news...

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