Human Rights Watch on Tuesday called on Burma’s Parliament to amend or repeal laws that continue to be used to jail activists and average citizens for peacefully exercising their right to free speech.
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Panellists on DVB Debate discuss whether the government is trying to remain in control of the press by invoking current laws that actually stop journalists from doing their jobs.
Burma launched its first international literary festival by Rangoon’s Inya lake over the weekend. The British ambassador to Burma, Andrew Heyn, said the event was ‘groundbreaking’ as international and local[…]