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Posts Tagged ‘International Federation of Journalists’ (3 found)

Myanmar Parliament Passes Dual Media Laws

The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has welcomed the passing of the country’s first press laws, but has also described elements of the two new laws as unnecessarily controlling. The IFJ also calls on the Thein Sein government to continue its dialogue with journalists if it is determined to develop a free and robust media […]

March 17, 2014  •  By International Federation of Journalists  •  Tags: , ,  •  Read more ➤

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 ➤