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Myanmar the Third-Largest Jailer of Writers in the World, Report Says
April 14, 2022

Myanmar the Third-Largest Jailer of Writers in the World, Report Says

By Sebastian Strangio
The military coup and ensuing crackdown on dissent has snapped shut the limited openness of Myanmar's decade of reform.

The Military Tightens Its Grip on Access to Information in Myanmar
February 22, 2021

The Military Tightens Its Grip on Access to Information in Myanmar

By Emilie Lehmann-Jacobsen
To maintain the upper hand after the coup, the Tatmadaw is doing its best to choke off the flow of information.
Myanmar Court Gives Actors 1-Year Jail Term for Satire
October 31, 2019

Myanmar Court Gives Actors 1-Year Jail Term for Satire

By Associated Press
Myanmar's troubled record on free speech continues.

Myanmar: Filmmaker Jailing Highlights Rising Rights Concerns
August 29, 2019

Myanmar: Filmmaker Jailing Highlights Rising Rights Concerns

By Associated Press
The case comes amid growing worries about a deteriorating rights situation in the Southeast Asian country.

Meet Myanmar's Blue Shirts
June 12, 2019

Meet Myanmar's Blue Shirts

By Lorcan Lovett
A new free speech movement clashes with Myanmar’s military.

Unyielding Attacks on Free Speech in Myanmar Signal a Transition in Peril
June 07, 2019

Unyielding Attacks on Free Speech in Myanmar Signal a Transition in Peril

By Allie Funk
The pardon of Reuters journalists should not be mistaken as evidence authorities are easing restrictions on free speech.

Darkness Gathers in Myanmar
February 08, 2019

Darkness Gathers in Myanmar

By Jeff Kingston
The government’s crackdowns on free speech and the media have Aung San Suu Kyi’s former supporters in despair.
George Orwell: Shooting an Elephant in Yangon?
May 21, 2015

George Orwell: Shooting an Elephant in Yangon?

By Helen Clark
A collection of the great writer’s essays have been translated into Burmese.

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