This is the time to talk about freedom of expression. We expected it to become better, but it’s becoming worse and worse.
—Maung Saungkha, activist and poet, Yangon, April 2018
They are not using the law to protect the people…
In late August and September 2017, Bangladesh welcomed the sudden influx of several hundred thousand Rohingya refugees fleeing ethnic cleansing in Myanmar. This followed an earlier wave of violence in October 2016, which forced over…
While the country is more open than before, the people’s rights are being neglected. They can arrest you at any time under these laws. There is no guarantee.
–Pang Long, attorney, Rangoon, January 2016
The past five years have been…
I think government intends to keep the people uninformed. You see, uninformed people are easy to manipulate. Cases of intimidation are prevalent. . . . As journalists we are forced to cover up. In the reporting you don’t…
Vladimir Mitrić, a Serbian journalist, has always been drawn towards unearthing the darker side of life: human and drug smuggling; war crimes; corrupt politicians, war profiteers, tycoons and murders shielded by…
Vote to Nowhere
The May 2008 Constitutional Referendum in Burma
Map of Burma
I. Summary and Recommendations
Recommendations to Concerned Governments
II. Political Process 1962 – 2008..