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Media Watchdog Nominates Southeast Asian Journalists for Annual Prize
November 15, 2022

Media Watchdog Nominates Southeast Asian Journalists for Annual Prize

By Sebastian Strangio
Han Thar Nyein of Myanmar and Lady Ann Salem of the Philippines have been shortlisted for their efforts to hold corrupt and repressive governments to account.

Myanmar Junta Revokes License for Leading Exile Media Outlet
November 02, 2022

Myanmar Junta Revokes License for Leading Exile Media Outlet

By Sebastian Strangio
The coup government's Ministry of Information said that The Irrawaddy has endangered "state security, rule of law, and public tranquility."
Another Sorry Week for Press Freedoms in Myanmar
October 13, 2022

Another Sorry Week for Press Freedoms in Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
Since the coup of February 2021, the country has become a worse jailer of journalists than China.

Myanmar Junta Sentences Journalist to 3 Years Prison
September 16, 2022

Myanmar Junta Sentences Journalist to 3 Years Prison

By Sebastian Strangio
Htet Htet Khine presented a popular Burmese-language television program produced by BBC Media Action.

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.

Photojournalist Killed in Custody in Myanmar Amid Press Crackdown
December 15, 2021

Photojournalist Killed in Custody in Myanmar Amid Press Crackdown

By Sebastian Strangio
Reporters Without Borders estimates that 53 journalists remain in the military's custody.

Myanmar’s Media Adapts to the World’s Harshest Oppression
December 14, 2021

Myanmar’s Media Adapts to the World’s Harshest Oppression

By Philip Smucker
Inside the country, and in exile, Myanmar’s free media organizations strive to get the story out despite a brutal crackdown.
Family Vows to Win Freedom of US Journalist Held in Myanmar
September 01, 2021

Family Vows to Win Freedom of US Journalist Held in Myanmar

By Mike Householder
Danny Fenster is one of dozens of journalists who have been detained since the military's seizure of power in February.

Activists, Journalists Included in Myanmar Prisoner Release
July 01, 2021

Activists, Journalists Included in Myanmar Prisoner Release

By Grant Peck
The military gave no reason for the sudden release of prisoners, which included many detained since its February coup.

Don’t Call Me Junta: Myanmar’s Military Government Warns Foreign Press
July 01, 2021

Don’t Call Me Junta: Myanmar’s Military Government Warns Foreign Press

By Sebastian Strangio
The junta's warning is the likely prelude to further crackdowns and restrictions on the press.

Digging In, Myanmar’s Military Junta Detains US Journalist
May 25, 2021

Digging In, Myanmar’s Military Junta Detains US Journalist

By Sebastian Strangio
The arrest of Danny Fenster is a sign that the military is preparing to weather a long period of alienation from the West.
Myanmar Will Free Japanese Journalist as Gesture to Tokyo
May 14, 2021

Myanmar Will Free Japanese Journalist as Gesture to Tokyo

By Associated Press
State media announced that Kitazumi Yuki would be released "in view of the close ties and future relations between Myanmar and Japan."

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