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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.
A Digital Nation for the Stateless Rohingya?
July 02, 2019

A Digital Nation for the Stateless Rohingya?

By Preeti Jha
A team of Rohingya Muslims is using blockchain technology to forge digital identities for the persecuted minority’s diaspora.

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.

Erin Murphy on the State of Myanmar’s Economy
April 09, 2019

Erin Murphy on the State of Myanmar’s Economy

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A conversation on the future of Myanmar's economy, and the implications for domestic and international actors.

Myanmar Supreme Court Will Rule on Reuters Journalists’ Case
March 27, 2019

Myanmar Supreme Court Will Rule on Reuters Journalists’ Case

By Associated Press
The court has agreed to decide on an appeal filed by the journalists’ lawyers.
Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions
February 28, 2019

Latest Violence in Myanmar Confirms Worst Suspicions

By Luke Hunt
Continued conflict suggests a long road ahead for vulnerable populations in the country.

Myanmar Sentences 2 to Death in Killing of Top Suu Kyi Aide
February 16, 2019

Myanmar Sentences 2 to Death in Killing of Top Suu Kyi Aide

By Associated Press
The search for justice continues in one of Myanmar's high-profile cases.

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.

Japan's Shameful Myanmar Embrace
September 18, 2018

Japan's Shameful Myanmar Embrace

By Lisa Tassi
Japan is on the wrong side of history over Myanmar’s atrocities against the Rohingya.
Military Stranglehold Brings Misery to Myanmar’s Minorities
August 25, 2017

Military Stranglehold Brings Misery to Myanmar’s Minorities

By Matthew Wells
“We need the Myanmar military to live peacefully with the ethnic communities. I don’t want them to torture us again.”

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