Category : Burma

Why we must not change the channel

alt informationThe news from countries around the globe is appalling but we need to bear witness

Index on Censorship announces shortlist for 2021 Freedom of Expression Awards

alt informationImprisoned Egyptian human rights campaigner, Russian feminist performance artist, and persecuted Djiboutian journalists among the shortlisted candidates

Myanmar keeps it poets locked up despite prisoner release

alt informationMaung Yu Py, a well known name in Burmese poetry circles, remains in Myeik prison despite the release of 2,300 anti-coup protestors

Myanmar: Poets, celebrities and journalists detained by military

alt informationThe popular poet and comedian Zarganar, and the co-founder of news channel Mizzima have been detained as junta continues crackdown

It is women who are paying the ultimate price for their beliefs

alt informationYoung protestors and reporters have given their lives in the past week in Myanmar and Afghanistan

Journalists held in Insein prison, Myanmar’s “darkest hell-hole”

alt informationReporters covering the pro-demcracy protests are being held in a notorious military-run prison in Yangon

The military coup in Myanmar: the media under attack

alt informationJournalists are being attacked and pursued for their coverage of the protests