(File) In this file photo taken on January 25, 2019, Mro ethnic women with children displaced from the surge of fighting between ethnic armed rebel group of the Arakan Army and government troops take refuge at a compound of a Buddhist pagoda are seen during a government-organised visit for journalists in Buthidaung township in the restive Rakhine state. Photo: AFP
25 October 2020
For many marginalised ethnic minority groups in conflict-plagued regions of Myanmar, next...
Supporters of the National League for Democracy (NLD) party on a motorcade pass supporters of the opposition Union Solidarity and Development Party (USDP), seen at right, during a campaign in Wundwin, near Mandalay on September 19, 2020. Photo: Kyaw Thet Zin/AFP
20 October 2020
COVID-19 has already cast a darkening shadow of gloom over Myanmar’s November election. A...
This photo taken on September 12, 2020 shows People's Pioneer Party's (PPP) candidate Myo Min Tun talking to the media in his office in Mandalay, ahead of the November 8 general election. Photo: Ye Naing Ye/AFP
05 October 2020
Outraged over ongoing discrimination in Myanmar, Myo Min Tun decided to stand as the...
(File) United Wa State Army (UWSA) special force snipers participate in a military parade, to commemorate 30 years of a ceasefire signed with the Myanmar military in the Wa State, in Panghsang on April 17, 2019. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
19 September 2020
As the November 8 election date draws nearer, all contesting parties have scrambled to...
(File) A minority Hindu Myanmar voter casts her ballot at the Khaung Htoke Khar polling station in Sittwe, Myanmar's Rakhine state, on November 8, 2015. Photo: AFP
30 August 2020
One of Myanmar's five million young adults, May Thandar Maung had been excited to cast...
A resident checks voting lists at an administrative office in Yangon on July 25, 2020, ahead of the upcoming general election set for later in the year. Photo: Sai Aung Main/AFP
29 August 2020
The Myanmar government should embrace upcoming national elections, scheduled for November...
(File) A woman casts her vote at a polling station of Tarmwe township during by-elections in Yangon, Myanmar, 03 November 2018. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
27 June 2020
Myanmar’s political reforms and steps taken by the NLD government over the past four...
Mr SK Mendiratta, a former legal adviser to the Election Commission of India. Photo: IACVA/YouTube
09 March 2020
Mizzima recently had the opportunity to sit down in India with Mr SK Mendiratta, a former...
Mizzima Editor Win Naing, left, talks with Facebook's Mr Rafael Frankel, right, about Facebook's outreach in Myanmar. Photo: Mizzima
09 March 2020
Mizzima Editor Win Naing recently sat down with Rafael Frankel, Director of Public Policy...
Hate speech and social media posts led to conflict - Riot police block a road in Mandalay, Myanmar, 04 July 2014. One Buddhist and one Muslim were killed and 14 people injured in two nights of clashes. The violence followed allegations that two Muslim brothers who own a teashop raped a Buddhist female member of staff. Photo: EPA
30 November 2019
Increasing hate speech and diminishing freedoms are of serious concerns as Myanmar gets...