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Posts Tagged ‘press freedom’ (3 found)

Burma Gov’t Charges 17 Journalists

Human rights watchdog, Freedom House issued a statement condemning the contempt of court charges filed against 17 journalists in Burma. Freedom House said in their statement that the contempt of court charges filed against the 17 journalists was an indicator of the lack of press freedom in Burma […]

June 29, 2015  •  By Karen News  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

10 Most Censored Countries

Despite an end to more than four decades of pre-publication censorship in 2012, Myanmar’s media remains tightly controlled. The Printers and Publishers Registration Law, enacted in March 2014, bans news that could be considered insulting to religion, disturbing to the rule of law, or harmful to ethnic unity. […]

June 29, 2015  •  By Committee to Protect Journalists  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Myanmar Charges 17 Journalists

In response to the contempt of court charges filed against 17 journalists in Myanmar, Freedom House issued the following statement […]

June 24, 2015  •  By Freedom House  •  Tags: , , ,  •  Read more ➤