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Myanmar Journalists Say Government Failing to Protect Press Freedom: Survey
... on defending media freedom, 79 percent of journalists questioned for ... three officials at the Ministry of Information, who all declined to ... colonial-era Official Secrets Act. The survey comes after ... . "Press Freedom Day is very meaningful for us," Wa Lone ...
04 May 2018 | 05:00 AM
Malaysia Outlaws 'Fake News'; Sets Jail of Up to Six Years
... fake news as "news, information, data and reports which is ... were affected. Co-opted by US President Donald Trump, the ... The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression, David Kaye ... an arsenal of laws, including a colonial-era Sedition Act, that ...
03 Apr 2018 | 08:00 PM
Malaysia Proposes Jail of Up to 10 Years, Fines for 'Fake News'
... Act seeks to safeguard the public against the proliferation of ... ensuring the right to freedom of speech and expression under ... in sharing news and information. Opposition lawmakers have questioned ... the bill this week. US President Donald Trump popularized ...
27 Mar 2018 | 08:00 PM
Reuters Reporters in Court 100 Days After Their Arrest in Myanmar
... Officials Secrets Act, which carries a maximum penalty of 14 years ... freedom advocates have called for the release of the journalists. The US ... and Kyaw Soe Oo. Freedom of the press remains critical for ... the public's right to information." A statement from Sweden ...
22 Mar 2018 | 03:00 AM
'Fake News' Crutch Used by SE Asian Leaders to Control Media, Critics Charge
... personal account. The US Department of Justice filed several ... to tackle fake online information it says could threaten ... exercise of freedom of speech but, rather, it "enables freedom of speech ... for alleged breaches of the Official Secrets Act. Philip Bowring, ...
27 Jan 2018 | 05:00 PM
Myanmar Prosecutor Seeks Official Secrets Act Charges Against Two Reuters Reporters
... of having violated the Official Secrets Act. It has given no further information ... unwarranted, blatant attack on press freedom. Our colleagues should be allowed ... was not available for comment. US Is 'Very Disappointed' Government officials ...
11 Jan 2018 | 07:00 AM
Bill Clinton Joins Calls for Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar
... of breaching the country's Official Secrets Act, with former US ... the law. The Ministry of Information has cited the police ... they had "illegally acquired information with the intention to ... the freedom to form, collect and distribute news and information," the ...
10 Jan 2018 | 07:00 AM
Myanmar Journalists' Group to Don Black T-shirts Over Arrest of Reuters' Reporters
... of two Reuters reporters accused of violating the country's Official Secrets Act ... of Information, told Reuters the case had nothing to do with press freedom ... the outskirts of Myanmar's largest city, Yangon. US Secretary of State Rex ...
17 Dec 2017 | 01:00 AM
US Says Concerned About Myanmar's Silence Over Where Reuters Journalists Are Being Held
... British colonial-era Official Secrets Act, though officials have since ... Kyaw Soe Oo," the US embassy said in a statement ... File a Case The Ministry of Information said the reporters "illegally ... . "We are committed to freedom of speech and people's ability ...
16 Dec 2017 | 03:00 AM
China Says Will Protect South China Sea Sovereignty
... also dedicated to protecting freedom of navigation and wants talks ... , like those of Spicer, suggested the possibility of US military action, ... , we'll have more information on it." Tillerson narrowly ... actually bar access — is an act of war," she added. "The ...
24 Jan 2017 | 07:19 PM
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Asean Meeting on Myanmar Still Awaits Brunei's Announcement: Ministry
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