Yangon journalist sentenced to two years in prison by Myanmar junta

Recent articles in Myanmar (formerly Burma)

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.

Myanmar’s jailing of journalists enters harsh new phase

The Committee to Protect Journalists’ annual prison census has found that at least 42 journalists were imprisoned in Myanmar for their reporting as of 1 December.