The Irrawaddy speaks with the columnist charged—and then released—under Article 66(d) about his arrest, self-censorship, and current writing.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
Editor U Kyaw Min Swe already faces charges under Article 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law over the same article.
After six months of detention, a lawsuit against U Min Htay alleging that he helped the KIA is accepted.
The Irrawaddy discusses the new proposed draft of the Telecommunications Law, the controversial Article 66(d) and recent arrests of journalists.
District judge permits change due to logistical concerns in accessing Namhsan, where the trio was originally arrested.
Deputy minister for transport and communications says as defamation charges increase, changes to the statute are needed.
‘All of our recommendations have been neglected,’ says Maung Saungkha.
A series of cartoons by The Irrawaddy from 2014 to 2017 reflect media milestones and hardships.
A statement from U Shwe Mann argues that amendments to the colonial era law need to be considered.
Reporters say the police have no right to throw out their case against a Myanmar Army soldier for alleged unlawful surveillance.
Myanmar press members and civil society groups in Yangon call for the release of jailed reporters and the repeal of the online defamation law.
Legal experts and members of the press denounce statements made by NLD senior member U Win Htein.
Three reporters detained at an undisclosed location will be charged under a statute against ‘unlawful association’ and risk up to three years in jail.
Facing a 10-year sentence in Oh Bo prison on drug charges, 19-year-old Ma Shun Lae Wai Kyaw dreams of studying economics at university.