Three journalists will file a complaint with the National League for Democracy Headquarters and Myanmar’s Press Council after being barred from a public meeting in Bago.
The State Counselor's remarks on charter change were misinterpreted by Nikkei Asian Review as well as domestic media that ran stories based on the interview, NLD says.
Ahead of the Int'l Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists, it’s worth reflecting on the link between the right to information and the right to expression.
The Yangon regional government took another significant step away from transparency on Tuesday, excluding media deemed unfriendly from an official press conference.
Members of the media in Indian Kashmir protest government’s decision to block phone and internet access, which they say impedes their ability to report from the region.
On this day 55 years ago, The Mirror Daily, a frequent critic of Gen. Ne Win’s government, was nationalized by the dictator, ushering in five decades of censorship.
A Myanmar court gave the go-ahead for online defamation charges to proceed against Moe Myint over his coverage of a disputed hotel investment in Ngapali.
Demonstrating a shaky grasp of the law, U Zaw Myint Maung insists the press is wrong to claim it plays a key role in Myanmar’s democracy.
The Australian was arrested with a compatriot and five Myanmar women at his Yangon home last year with a huge stash of meth and heroin.
Authorities are stepping up their use of security-related laws to suppress journalists.
Khun Zaw Oo, a reporter for DVB in Lashio, was arrested over a motoring offense after reporting on water park employees’ claims that they were not paid.
In the ongoing war between Myanmar’s military and media, Tatmadaw spokespersons have accused the latter of portraying them as the villain for their own financial gain.
Army says DVB, Eleven Media, Kantarawady Times journalists helped protesters trespass on battalion compound on June19.
The spectacle of a government using the only tool at its disposal to protect journalists—a presidential pardon—is no cause for celebration.
We must seize on this moment of optimism to advance the country’s transition to democracy.