EU issues statement in support of media freedom in Myanmar

4 July, 2017 / By Mizzima. News from Myanmar he European Union Delegation has issued the following statement in agreement with the EU Heads of Mission in Myanmar. ‘In recent months, there have been a worrying number of cases of journalists and media representatives being arrested or prosecuted in connection to their work in Myanmar.…

New Myanmar Media Bill Criticized by Journalists

By Aung Ye Maung Maung October 16, 2014 / Voice of America FILE – A Myanmar journalist with his mouth sealed with tape, symbolizing the government’s recent crackdown on media, protest outside Myanmar Peace Center where President Thein Sein attends a meeting in Yangon, Myanmar, July 12, 2014. Myanmar journalists are objecting to a proposed…

HRW Calls on Russia to Guarantee Freedom of Expression

October 16, 2014 / RIA NOVOSTI en.ria.ru Russia should make every effort to guarantee freedom of expression, support media pluralism, the Human Rights Watch (HRW) researcher told RIA Novosti, regarding the new law, which has reduced the possible share of foreign stockholders in Russian media. MOSCOW, October 16 (RIA Novosti) – Russia should make every effort…