Local and foreign activists, lawyers, media experts and embassies react to the jailing on Monday of two Reuters journalists for reporting on military activities in Rakhine State.
The Irrawaddy looks back at the major developments in the case since the pair was arrested on Dec. 12.
International embassies and rights groups denounce the convictions of two journalists and call the Myanmar govt to release the journalists and review the case.
The Irrawaddy looks back at the major developments in the case since they were arrested on Dec. 12.
The verdict in the Reuters reporters’ case has been delayed, but truth and justice cannot be postponed.
Social media, a sluggish economy and an indifferent government leave print media with little hope.
Ta’ang people demand an apology after a woman shared a live Facebook video that insulted members of the Riang tribe.
The case is seen as a test of press freedom in the fledgling democracy.
For some of Win Lae Phyu Sin's students, her tutorials are also about building confidence and pride in an identity constantly questioned by Buddhist fellow citizens.
Monday’s court session heard defense witnesses from the reporters’ educational and working backgrounds speak of their honesty and integrity.
Ko Kyaw Soe Oo told a court on Monday that the information in documents police say were found on his mobile phone was already public.
Media members demand explanation for senior officer’s outburst against reporters, who were acting within parliamentary rules
Theingi Su is facing trial for allegedly torturing her maid to death. A Yangon court barred the press from taking photos or videos after her husband’s request.
A Reuters reporter on trial was deprived of sleep and forced to kneel for hours at a secret police interrogation site after he was arrested with a colleague last year.
"The documents found in my hands were given by Police Lance Corporal Naing Lin to set us up and arrest us," Wa Lone told the court.