U Pe Myint accuses private news outlets of being in thrall to publishers and advertisers, implies groups such as Reporters Without Borders are aligned with foreign governments
NLD lawmakers and others have opened scores of legal cases under Article 66 (d) since the law was changed after a public outcry in 2017.
The verdict in the Reuters reporters’ case has been delayed, but truth and justice cannot be postponed.
Event held to recall role of ‘Kabar Makyay Bu’ — Naing Myanmar’s reworking of ‘Dust in the Wind’ — in galvanizing protesters; its creator was censored by the military
In the past, writers and publishers in Burma were targets of one of the world’s most draconian censorship systems.
In the past, Burmese writers had to become masters of journalistic kung fu, using subtle means to defend their work against the attacks of military censors.