IFEX members cautiously welcome censorship reform in Burma

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Female creatives under threat in Myanmar as film maker Ma Aeint goes to jail

Film maker Ma Aeint was sentenced to three years imprisonment with hard labour for allegedly giving money to an organization that opposes the February 2021 coup in Myanmar.

Mizzima press release: Expression of concern

Mizzima clarified that the seven Myanmar citizens who had taken refuge in the India-Myanmar border are not “untraceable” as reported in some news reports. They are employees of Mizzima who fled to India after the 2021 coup and were given protection by the UNHCR.

Mizzima Media staff member, two other journalists sentenced

Under international legal standards, journalists should be allowed to have the freedom to do their work. Yet the changes brought in by the Myanmar junta directly target media that the regime considers an enemy.