Burma’s Backward Steps

As its reforms stall, Burma is again drawing power from 
 its military past. Is democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi fighting back hard enough?

Inside the Kachin War Against Burma

Burma's rulers have promised ceasefires with various ethnic groups that have been battling the military, in some cases for decades. But in the hills of Kachin,...

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In Burma, Religious Riots Flare Up Again

The central Burmese town of Meikhtila declared a curfew for a second night on March 21 after clashes killed 10 people, including a Buddhist monk, and injured at...

Saving Burma

In the wake of Cyclone Nargis, the junta is blocking the flow of aid. Is there a case for direct action?Photographs for TIME by Prashant Panjiar / Livewire...

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Top 10 Political Prisoners

Following elections earlier in November that were widely seen as a sham, Burma's ruling military junta released Aung San Suu Kyi, the face of the country's...

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