The judge in Pathein said the broadcast was deemed slanderous to the servicemen of the Burmese army and their families.
A judge hands down fines to eight students who were charged with defamation under section 500 of the Burmese Penal Code after the youths staged an anti-war play in Pathein,…
Burma’s lower house of parliament today approved a bill granting the government power to oversee public misuse of the Internet.
The decision marks the end of a four-month ordeal that began when The Voice Daily duo were arrested for a satirical column lampooning Burma’s military.
But for many civil rights activists who had called for parliament to repeal the Telecommunications Act, lawmakers have failed to tackle the issue.
The freelancer allegedly posted a tongue-in-cheek comment on Facebook, but then called Khet Aung “the worst chief minister” in the country.