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MYANMAR-THE ELEVEN MEDIA CASE AND THE STATE COUNSELLOR’S VIEWS ON MEDIA FREEDOM

MYANMAR-THE ELEVEN MEDIA CASE AND THE STATE COUNSELLOR’S VIEWS ON MEDIA FREEDOM
Yangon, Nov 2016. Wikimedia Commons

By Sithu Aung Myint

Frontier Myanmar-Oct 27

Days after the arrest of three Eleven Media journalists, the state counsellor says outsiders would be surprised by the level of media freedom in Myanmar.

September 3 was a black day for journalism in Myanmar. Reuters reporters Ko Wa Lone and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo were sentenced to seven years in prison for breaching the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.

Read more at: https://frontiermyanmar.net/en/the-eleven-media-case-and-the-state-counsellors-views-on-media-freedom

First published in: Frontier Myanmar

 

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