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Myanmar government ends direct media censorship

Burma announced today that it would abolish pre-publication censorship, a step CPJ welcomes but considers a partial measure in addressing the country's restrictive practices. Burma came in seventh on CPJ's 2012 list of most censored countries released in May.  

The Associated Press interviewed CPJ Senior Southeast Asia representative, Shawn Crispin, on the significance of the ruling. 


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