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Anti-journalist terror has grown in every way in two years of military rule in Myanmar

Since the military coup on 1 February 2021, four Burmese journalists have been killed, and no fewer than 130 journalists have been arrested and jailed, and 72 are still being held.

Myanmar sentences 8 journalists to years in prison, releases 6 others

The Committee to Protect Journalists described the jailing, sentencing, and granting early release to journalists in Myanmar as a “cruel carousel” and a “form of psychological warfare aimed at breaking the will of independent media outlets.”

Three journalists sentenced, another arrested in Myanmar’s endless terror

With 63 media personnel currently held, according to RSF’s Press Freedom Barometer, Myanmar is the world’s biggest jailer of journalists relative to its population.