CPJ has consistently advocated for Burma's government to repeal restrictive media laws. In a recent report, CPJ research shows all privately run news publications in Burma are forced to publish weekly rather than daily due to stifling pre-publication censorship requirements.
Irrawaddy reports on the media censorship climate in Burma--despite reformed media laws, and quotes CPJ Senior Southeast Asia representative, Shawn Crispin. Crispin stresses the need for Burmese authorities to continue to abolish all forms of press censorship.
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