Comedian Zargana and at least 120 other political prisoners released
Recent articles in Myanmar (formerly Burma)

Ten human rights groups have signed a statement calling for the release of student activists who participated in protests condemning the atrocities in Rakhine and Chin States aside from criticizing the continued internet restriction in the region.

Citing censorship of campaign speeches and media restrictions, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said Myanmar’s voters have been largely denied the media pluralism that should accompany an election campaign.

ARTICLE 19’s full statement during the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Myanmar at the 45th Session of the Human Rights Council.