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Recent articles in Myanmar (formerly Burma)

Protesters hold up an image of Aung San Suu Kyi and signs as they demonstrate against the military coup in Myeik, Myanmar, 12 February 2021, STR/AFP via Getty Images

Mizzima condemns jail sentence of journalist Ko Zaw Zaw

Myeik-based reporter Ko Zaw Zaw was sentenced to two years in prison for alleged misinformation. He was arrested two months ago while covering anti-coup protests in south Myanmar.

Journalists take pictures and video footage during a flash mob protest against the military coup, in central Yangon, Myanmar, 6 May 2021. Myat Thu Kyaw/NurPhoto via Getty Images

‘Myanmar’s press braves fear to report the news’

Mizzima Media Group editor-in-chief Soe Myint and freelance journalist Thin Lei Win discussed the state of media freedom in Myanmar during a press briefing.

People wearing masks symbolising the silencing of dissent, stage a demonstration to protest against the military coup, Yangon, Myanmar, 4 April 2021, Stringer/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

Myanmar: “I’m scared, but will not surrender…”

Journalists in Myanmar have put their lives at risk to tell the stories of protestors, doctors, nurses and citizens impacted by the military coup, writes Phil Thornton.