Myanmar: Government’s approach to ‘hate speech’ fundamentally flawed
Recent articles in Myanmar (formerly Burma)

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

Telecommunications operators were directed by authorities to block the ‘Justice for Myanmar’ website, which was launched early this year and published stories exposing alleged corruption in the military.

Human Rights Watch said the “overly broad restrictions” could “undermine fairness” as Myanmar prepares for the national election scheduled for November 8.