Aung Kyaw San

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Burmese video journalist given 13 years in jail

February 11, 2011 4:27 PM ET

New York, February 11, 2011--Burma's new government under Prime Minister Thein Sein must put an end to the former military junta's despicable policy of imprisoning independent journalists, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The most recent case to come...

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Attacks on the Press in 2008: Burma

February 10, 2009 12:44 AM ET

Burma’s already beleaguered journalists came under heavy attack after massive Cyclone Nargis pounded the country’s southern coastal region in May, killing an estimated 84,500 people and severely affecting another 2.4 million, according to U.N. estimates. As local and international...

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CPJ calls on Burma donors to consider media access

July 22, 2008 12:00 PM ET

Dear Secretary-General Pitsuwan: We are writing to express our concern that the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has neglected to include recommendations for more press freedom and media access as one of the guiding principles for relief and recovery efforts following natural disasters.

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Journalists jailed in Cyclone Nargis aftermath

July 1, 2008 12:00 PM ET

New York, July 1, 2008--Burma's military government should immediately release all journalists arrested in connection with the Cyclone Nargis disaster, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. At least four journalists are being detained by Burmese authorities, according to the...

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