Burmese people

Phyo Zeya Thaw arrives at the Myanmar parliament in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, on Aug. 19, 2015.

Mynamar junta executes 4 pro-democracy activists to ‘instill fear,’ Radio Free Asia editor says

Human rights

Myanmar’s government confirmed Monday it had carried out its first executions in nearly 50 years, hanging a former lawmaker, a democracy activist and two other political prisoners.

In this image provided by the Military True News Information Team, supporters of the military government hold nationalistic banners and portraits of Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, chairman of the State Administration Council.

Myanmar revolutionaries seek $1 billion frozen by the US

Global Politics
Anti-coup protesters walk through a market with images of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi at Kamayut township in Yangon, Myanmar, April 8, 2021. They walked through the markets and streets of Kamayut township with slogans to show their disaffection

‘Our unity is our hope,’ exiled Myanmar envoy says

Conflict & Justice
Demonstrators gather

In Myanmar’s uprising, some fight for more than just ‘democracy’

Conflict & Justice
A man sits down with flags in the background

Bill Richardson says Aung San Suu Kyi ‘doesn’t deserve credit’ for releasing two jailed journalists

Foreign policy
Portrait of a Myanmar poet wearing a blue shirt.

A spoken word poet in Myanmar speaks out against hate and injustice

Arts, Culture & Media

Than Toe Aung faced years of discrimination and harassment as a Muslim in Myanmar. When he discovered the power of slam poetry, he decided to use it as a tool to speak out, unite and fight for justice.

Illustration of young woman sitting in car, arms folded in despondent pose, while older man is driving, with prayer beads hanging from rearview mirror and Buddha figurine on dash

How to deal when politics divide your family


Aye Aye Dun says her parents told her to ignore what was happening to Rohingya in Myanmar. So she got organized.

Aung San Suu Kyi  on a stage dressed in white

In symbolic move, Canada votes to strip Suu Kyi of citizenship

Canadian legislators, in a symbolic move, on Thursday voted unanimously to strip Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary citizenship in response to crimes committed against the Rohingya minority.

A girl from the Pauktaw township stands in front of her family's shelter in a Rohingya internally displaced persons camp

The Rohingya crisis lead to a falling out between Bill Richardson and Aung San Suu Kyi


Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson resigned last week from a panel looking into solutions to the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. And on his way out he blasted Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi for lacking “moral leadership” on the issue.

Cartoon posted to NyanHline's Brainwave Facebook page which is devoted to expressions of protest over the violence directed at Burmese students carrying out a 400-mile march from Mandalay to Yangon. The peacock is an image that goes back to the 1988 prote

Students in Myanmar document government thugs through cartoons


Student protesters in Myanmar get kicked around by thugs, and overnight a Facebook page emerges with cartoons depicting the violence. It’s not exactly justice, but it’s a start for the country’s student demonstrators.