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Posts Tagged ‘Burma Media Association’ (3 found)

Burma’s New Media Law May Fail to Ensure Press Freedom

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the Burma Media Association (BMA) in its concerns that Burma’s proposed new media law may not guarantee freedom of media as the government promised […]

February 10, 2012  •  By International Federation of Journalists  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Free the Democratic Voice of Burma’s Video Journalists

Despite pledges by Burma’s new government that it has begun the transition to civilian rule, 17 video journalists (VJs) for the Oslo-based exiled media organisation, the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), remain imprisoned. They are among nearly 2,100 political prisoners in Burma, a testament to the lingering hold of dictatorial rule on the country […]

July 7, 2011  •  By Democratic Voice of Burma, Reporters Without Borders, The Irrawaddy, Mizzima, Southeast Asian Press Alliance, Article 19, International Federation of Journalists, Burma Media Association, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression, and International Press Institute  •  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Another Journalist Gets a Long Jail Sentence

Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association are appalled that yet another journalist has been given a long jail term. A Rangoon court sentenced video reporter Maung Maung Zeya on 4 February to five years in prison for two violations of the Unlawful Association Act, one year under the Immigration Act (for crossing the border illegally) and […]

February 10, 2011  •  By Reporters Without Borders and Burma Media Association  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤