• Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:54
    Urgent : Myanmar Press Council denounces arrests of three senior journalists of Weekly Eleven
    Myanmar Press Council (MPC) issued a statement on October 11, saying it strongly denounced Yangon regional government’s charge against three senior journalists of the Weekly Eleven News Journal and Yangon regional government needed to lodge a complaint to the press council first.
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  • Wed, 10 Oct 2018 17:09
    Urgent : Myanmar Eleven's three senior journalists arrested
    Myanmar police on Wednesday arrested three senior journalists of Eleven Media Groups in connection with a story that criticised the controversial business ventures of Yangon Regional Government.
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  • Sat, 29 Sep 2018 09:31
    Amal Clooney appeals to Suu Kyi for reporters' release
    Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney appealed to Aung San Suu Kyi on Friday over a pardon for two Reuters journalists imprisoned in Myanmar, saying the Nobel laureate held the key to their release.
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  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 12:30
    Bezos calls Trumps attacks on media 'dangerous'
    Jeff Bezos, founder of Amazon and owner of the Washington Post newspaper, warned Thursday that President Donald Trump's attacks on media are dangerous for the country.
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  • Fri, 14 Sep 2018 07:04
    EU blasts Myanmar's jailing of reporters after Suu Kyi defence
    The EU's diplomatic chief on Thursday condemned Myanmar's jailing of two Reuters journalists, hours after the country's tarnished democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi strongly defended the men's treatment.
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  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:39
    UN says Myanmar waging 'campaign against journalists'
    Myanmar, facing international outrage over the jailing of Reuters journalists for their reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, is conducting a "political campaign" against independent journalism, the UN said Tuesday.
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  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 01:00
    Free press is dying in Myanmar as ‘massive climate of fear’ crushes journalists
    A Myanmar court last week found two Reuters reporters guilty of breaching a colonial-era law and sentenced them to seven years in prison in a landmark case that many international observers see as a bellwether for the fate of free press in the country.
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  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 09:45
    Ruling against Reuters reporters severe blow to Myanmar press freedom: CAJ president
    The seven-year jail sentence handed down on two Reuters journalists in Myanmar on Monday is a big step backwards for press freedom and a travesty of justice in the country, Thepchai Yong, president of the Confederation of Asean Journalists [CAJ] said on Tuesday.
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  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    No country for brave young men
    Where is Asia’s anguish over the Rohingya genocide in Myanmar and the jailing of journalists who helped expose it? In the haunting silence are whispers of complicity
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  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 13:21
    Myanmar defends Suu Kyi's silence over jailed reporters
    A global outcry over the jailing of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar has been greeted with silence by civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a stony response that an official defended Tuesday as a reluctance to criticise the judiciary.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:28
    Amnesty slams Myanmar court ruling against Reuters journalists
    Amnesty International on Monday described as “appalling” a Myanmar court’s verdict which saw two Reuters journalists sentenced to seven years in jail for breaching the Official Secrets Act during an investigation into a massacre of Rohingya men.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 17:19
    Press freedom group urges Suu Kyi to free Reuters reporters
    Paris - Reporters Without Borders called Monday on Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi to free two Reuters journalists jailed for seven years in a case seen as a major blow for press freedom.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 14:26
     UN in Myanmar calls for release of jailed Reuters journalists
    Yangon - Two Reuters reporters jailed Monday by a Yangon court for seven years for breaching a draconian state secrets law should be released, the UN's office in Myanmar said.
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  • Mon, 03 Sep 2018 12:15
    Reuters reporters jailed for seven years in Myanmar 'state secrets' case
    Yangon - Two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar's state secrets law during their reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims were jailed for seven years Monday, drawing outrage over the attack on media freedom and calls for their immediate release.
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  • Thu, 30 Aug 2018 18:23
    China dismisses Japan protest over barred reporter
    Beijing - China on Thursday told Japan to "rein in its journalists" after Tokyo lodged a protest over Beijing blocking a Japanese reporter from covering a meeting between top diplomats from the two countries.
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