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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.

Myanmar's Media in Chains
August 10, 2017

Myanmar's Media in Chains

By Libby Hogan
Myanmar has a new democratic government. So why are journalists being treated like criminals?

An Independent News Site for Myanmar
August 17, 2015

An Independent News Site for Myanmar

By Helen Clark
Myanmar Now launches to provide features, analysis, and investigative pieces.

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