Do we have press freedom in Myanmar? Yes, we do, but with an invisible line…. When you touch or cross it, you’re finished.
A total of 11 journalists have now been arrested in Myanmar this year for defamation and other alleged crimes under the country’s repressive laws.
The recent arrest of two Reuters journalists under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act clearly demonstrates an attack on press freedom.
Use of antiquated states secrets law to arrest journalist called an ‘attack on press freedom.’
The pair was arrested Tuesday night in possession of government security reports detailing the fighting in Rakhine State, according to police.
Report by the NGO Free Expression Myanmar says despite amendments in August 2017, Article 66(d) is still being used to stifle opposition by those in power.
John San Linn and his wife were arrested after police found 1,000 bullets at their home in Myawaddy.
Executive director of Tanintharyi Journal summoned by police after NLD politician takes offense.
Two journalists face an additional immigration lawsuit for overstaying their visas while detained on separate charges.
Few details released about Rohingya refugee deal as Bangladesh, Myanmar ink agreement
The Associated Press misquotes and seriously misrepresents comments made by the state counselor in her speech to ASEM Foreign Ministers Meeting in Naypyitaw.
Lawyers plead double jeopardy; judge to decide on the charges next week.
The Irrawaddy interviews the agency’s founder about Myanmar’s digital landscape, digital rights and feminism.
Police refused to let family members see reporter Ko Aung Naing Soe, who was among those detained for flying a drone near Parliament in Naypyitaw last week.
Defamation trial in Mandalay against Ko Swe Win will continue next week.