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Myanmar: United Nations General Assembly resolution is still needed

01 Sep 2016

ALTSEAN-Burma, Amnesty International, ARTICLE 19, Civil…

Statement

Myanmar: Welcome proposal to abolish repressive emergency law

26 Aug 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes a new bill to repeal the Emergency…

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Myanmar: Prosecutors should drop Mizzima online defamation case

28 Jun 2016

ARTICLE 19 is seriously concerned by the newly-elected…

Legal analysis

Myanmar: Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Bill

16 May 2016

Executive SummaryARTICLE 19 welcomes the newly elected…

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Myanmar: Draft right to information law needs adequate public consultation

17 Mar 2016

ARTICLE 19 calls on the incoming Myanmar government…

Statement

Myanmar: Calls for meaningful reform in oral statement during UN Universal Periodic Review

17 Mar 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes Myanmar’s engagement in the…

Statement

UNHRC 31: Freedom of expression and the new government in Myanmar

15 Mar 2016

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the report of Yanghee Lee, the…

Statement

Myanmar: Imprisoning Than Than Maw worsens gender-based violation of free expression

26 Feb 2016

ARTICLE 19 condemns the extended trial, and illegitimate…

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Myanmar: Special Rapporteur for Myanmar's mandate must be extended

25 Feb 2016

ARTICLE 19 has joined over 100 organisations in calling…

Statement

Myanmar: Journalists recommend new government decriminalise expression

05 Jan 2016

A survey of Myanmar journalists and media workers at…

Blog

Activist Interview: Robert San Aung, human rights lawyer in Myanmar

09 Dec 2015

How would you rate the general status of freedom of…

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Legal Analysis: The Myanmar Law on Broadcasting

20 Nov 2015

EXECUTIVE SUMMARYMyanmar’s newly adopted Broadcasting…

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Myanmar: Facebook arrests violate International Law

22 Oct 2015

UPDATE:It was reported today, 23 November, that the…

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Asia: The Right to Know Principles

28 Sep 2015

These Principles were originally developed in 1999,…

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Myanmar: Government’s handling of Par Gyi criticised at UN HRC

18 Sep 2015

Today, Myanmar’s government was criticised inside…

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Myanmar: Ministry’s internet plan needs more safeguards for regulator independence

15 Sep 2015

ARTICLE 19 urges the government of Myanmar to strengthen…

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Myanmar: National Human Rights Commission and UN urge justice for student protesters

14 Sep 2015

ARTICLE 19 welcomes calls from Myanmar’s National…

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Country Report: Censored gender

30 Jun 2015

ARTICLE 19 launches its report Women in Myanmar today.…

Press release

Myanmar: Punishment for speaking out is worse for women, new report says

30 Jun 2015

A new report published today finds that those women…

Submission

ARTICLE 19, MJA, MJU and MJN Joint Submission to UPR of Myanmar

23 Mar 2015

ARTICLE 19, MJA, MJU and MJN welcome the opportunity…

Statement

UNHRC: Oral statement on free expression and elections on Myanmar

16 Mar 2015

ARTICLE 19 delivered the following joint oral statement to…

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Myanmar: Crackdown on protests shows Special Rapporteur still needed

11 Mar 2015

The excessive violence used against peaceful protesters…

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UNHRC: UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders urges to end impunity

09 Mar 2015

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the report of the Special Rapporteur…

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UNHRC: UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders urges to end impunity

09 Mar 2015

ARTICLE 19 welcomes the report of the Special Rapporteur…

Update

Myanmar: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights statement ahead of elections

25 Feb 2015

“We welcome the statement of the UN High Commissioner…

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Myanmar: Printing and Publishing Law

11 Nov 2014

In 2014, ARTICLE 19 analysed the 2014 Printing and…

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Myanmar: Free expression, media freedom and 2015 elections

01 Oct 2014

It is recognised everywhere that the media play a vital…

Legal analysis

Myanmar: Amended Right to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law

22 Aug 2014

On 24 June 2014, following months of campaigning by…

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Background paper on freedom of expression in Myanmar

23 Jul 2014

The book looks at the key laws in Myanmar that…

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Guide to advocacy on freedom of expression in Myanmar

23 Jul 2014

The People’s Coalition for Free Expression brings…

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Beginners’ guide to freedom of expression laws for Myanmar

23 Jul 2014

ARTICLE 19 launched this beginners’ guide as…

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Beginners’ guide to content restriction for Myanmar

23 Jul 2014

ARTICLE 19 launched this beginners’ guide as…

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Myanmar: News Media Law

18 Jul 2014

This analysis examines the compliance of the 2014 News…

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Myanmar: Video interview as 5 journalists get 10 years hard labour

18 Jul 2014

This week, 5 journalists in Myanmar were sentenced…

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Myanmar: Disappointment surrounds amendment to assembly law

27 Jun 2014

ARTICLE 19 joins parliamentarians and civil society…

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Myanmar: Need for permission dropped in assembly amendment

14 Mar 2014

ARTICLE 19 welcomes today’s development of a…

Advocacy letter

Myanmar: Letter to parliament on constitutional reform

01 Jan 2014

Dear Committee Members,We, the Coalition for Freedom…

Advocacy letter

Myanmar: Letter to Daw Suu on constitutional reform

20 Dec 2013

Dear Daw Aung San Suu Kyi MP,  We, the Coalition…

Advocacy letter

Myanmar: Letter to Daw Suu on constitutional reform

25 Oct 2013

Dear Daw Aung San Suu Kyi,We are writing to you as…

Statement

Myanmar: Recommendations for constitutional reform

25 Oct 2013

ARTICLE 19 recommends that the National League for…

Advocacy letter

Myanmar: Letter to Minister Aung Kyi on publishing bill

12 Oct 2013

Dear Minister Aung Kyi We write to you today in response…

Statement

Myanmar: Broadcasting bill risks creating government-controlled media

10 Oct 2013

A newly proposed broadcasting bill urgently needed…

Press release

Myanmar: Press Council threatens resignation as lower house fails to amend dire press bill

09 Jul 2013

The Press Council has said that they will resign if…

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Myanmar: Public service media needed but proposed bill inadequate

26 Jun 2013

Establishing a genuine public service media is desperately…

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Myanmar: Ministry's draft press bill would restore prior censorship and full government control

25 Mar 2013

A draft press bill put before parliament by the Minister…

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Myanmar: Press bill falls far short of international law and would leave press open to abuse

27 Feb 2013

Despite promises of reform, a new press bill drafted…

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Myanmar: Beginners' guide to freedom of expression

18 Dec 2012

ARTICLE 19 has launched a beginners’ guide to…

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Southeast Asia: Obama must speak for those who are silenced on his visit

17 Nov 2012

President Obama must use his historic trip to Southeast…