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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."

Thailand Arrests Three Journalists Fleeing Junta Crackdown in Myanmar
May 11, 2021

Thailand Arrests Three Journalists Fleeing Junta Crackdown in Myanmar

By Sebastian Strangio
How the Thai government handles them will give the world a clear signal of its priorities.

The Military Junta Has Driven Myanmar’s Journalists Back Underground
May 03, 2021

The Military Junta Has Driven Myanmar’s Journalists Back Underground

By Sebastian Strangio
While deploying violence in the streets, the generals have been unrelenting in their attacks on the country's journalists.
The Death of Journalism in Myanmar
April 07, 2021

The Death of Journalism in Myanmar

By Robert Bociaga
A journalist reflects on his detention by security forces, one small part of a wider crackdown on the country's media.

Myanmar’s Junta Targets Free Press in Post-Coup Crackdown
March 09, 2021

Myanmar’s Junta Targets Free Press in Post-Coup Crackdown

By Sebastian Strangio
The military’s actions are designed to deny the civil disobedience movement the oxygen of domestic and international attention.

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’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate
December 21, 2019

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate

By Shafiur Rahman
A new campaign seeks to single out local media outlets that refer to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengalis.”
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.

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