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.
First published in: Frontier Myanmar