Tint San, the former CEO of the now defunct Unity Journal, speaks to DVB about media relations with Burma’s current government and the military.
Burma finally signs the international convention, though it has been accused of using and manufacturing chemical weapons in recent years.
Burma’s opposition leader joins chorus of voices challenging government’s backsliding on media freedom.
Politicians still view free press “as a threat that must be contained,” says Shawn Crispin of the Committee to Protect Journalists.
The Myanmar Journalists Network met with Information Minister Ye Htut on Tuesday to discuss their concerns about the rising number of legal actions lodged against media employees.
Magwe Regional Court reduces the sentences on five members of the now defunct Unity Journal from ten to seven years, following an appeal.