Category Archives: Campaigns စည်းရုံးလှုံ့ဆော်ရေး

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Reform of the Telecommunications Law and 66(d)

The Telecommunications Law keeps many undemocratic rules allowing communications to be closely monitored and users to be criminalised for what they say online. FEM is campaigning to get it amended to make the regulator independent from the government and to remove all criminal punishments.Campaign updatesမကြာမှီလာမည်!66(d):

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Reform laws to protect free expression

There are many laws that criminalise freedom of expression, access to information, and media freedom in Myanmar. FEM is campaigning to reform those laws.Problem lawsမကြာမှီလာမည်!Broadcasting Law — ရုပ်မြင်သံကြားနှင့် အသံထုတ်လွှင့်ခြင်းဆိုင်ရာ ဥပဒေConstitution — ဖွဲ့စည်းပုံElectronic Transactions LawNews Media Law — သတင်းမီဒီယာ ဥပဒေOfficial Secrets ActPenal Code — ရာဇသတ်ကြီးPrinting and

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Protection of journalists and human rights defenders

Journalists and human rights defenders are regularly attacked, imprisoned and harassed for what they say. FEM is campaigning to protect them.Campaign and case updatesမကြာမှီလာမည်!Military withdraws criminal complaints against eight — မြန်မာ့တပ်မတော်က တရားစွဲဆိုထားသည့် အမှု ရှစ်မှုကို ရုပ်သိမ်းလိုက်ခြင်းUN letter to government on journalists’ cases (MMR6/2015)UN letter to government

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Protection Against Hate Speech Bill

Influential people that are intolerant of religious, ethnic, gender and sexual diversity have made hateful speech in Myanmar. Hateful speech has included everything from offensive and discriminatory remarks to incitement to violence and ethnic cleansing. People making hateful speech are unaccountable. The government has not

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Right to Information Bill

Myanmar is one of the most corrupt countries in the world with one of the most unaccountable governments. This is partly because the government is very secretive and many public officials believe that the information they keep on budgets, policies, and projects is secret. Myanmar

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Public Service Media Bill

Myanmar has a number of government-controlled broadcasters on radio and television, including channels run by the Ministry of Information and by the military. The government needs to end all government-controlled broadcasters and create a public service broadcaster. The USDP government proposed a Public Service Media