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Myanmar arrests 3 journalists over report on Suu Kyi protege

Oct 10, 2018 - 11:12 PM

Police arrest 3 journalists of a paper which criticized the Myanmar government's financial management, which is overseen by a protege of leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Detained Myanmar journalists Kyaw Zaw Lin, (front), Phyo Wai Win (4th-L) and Nayi Min (L) leave the courthouse escorted by police after appearing before the court on Ocotber 10, 2018. Two Myanmar media executives and one reporter were arrested on October 10, their defence lawyer said, as rights groups decried the vague laws increasingly wielded to clamp down on the press. Phyo Hein KYAW / AFP

Aung Suu Kyi promises 'transparency' over Rohingya atrocities

Oct 08, 2018 - 8:23 PM

Once hailed as a global rights champion, Suu Kyi has fallen from grace due to her failure to speak up following a brutal military crackdown on Myanmar's Rohingya minority

Myanmar's State Councellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi looks on during the 9th ASEAN UN Summit on the sideline of the 31st Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila on November 13, 2017.  World leaders are in the Philippines' capital for two days of summits. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Linus ESCANDOR II

Bob Geldof returns Dublin honor in Suu Kyi protest

Nov 13, 2017 - 10:29 PM

The Boomtown Rats singer slams the Nobel peace laureate over her country's treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority, calls her a "handmaiden to genocide" and says the city had "been duped" into bestowing the award

RETURNS. Irish musician Bob Geldof (right) holds aloft his Freedom of the City of Dublin scroll as he prepares to return it at Dublin City Hall, in Dublin, on November 13, 2017. Photo by Paul Faith/AFP

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UN urges Myanmar to ensure press freedom during elections

May 03, 2015 - 5:24 PM

The call comes amid international concerns that Myanmar is backtracking on media freedoms won since the country began emerging from outright military rule in 2011