Tag Archives: Defamation အသရေဖျက်မှု

Myanmar’s media freedom at risk — ခြိမ်းခြောက်ခံနေရသော မြန်မာ့မီဒီယာလွတ်လပ်ခွင့်

The freedom by which the media can investigate, access, and publish information, particularly that which is critical, is one of the best ways to measure the level of democracy in a country. Journalists know best how much freedom the media has, and can compare their

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Law Protecting the Privacy and Security of Citizens

The Law Protecting the Privacy and Security of Citizens was adopted by the National League for Democracy government on 8 March 2017 to enact Article 357 of the Constitution. Article 8(f) Article 8(f) criminalises defamation: “no one shall act in any way to slander or harm

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What really happened with the reform of 66(d)

FEM’s analysis of the government’s recent reform of the Telecommunications Act, including Article 66(d), has been published in Frontier Myanmar: The 66(d) amendment: tinkering at the edges On August 29, President U Htin Kyaw signed into law long-awaited amendments to the 2013 Telecommunications Law that

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Military withdraws criminal complaints against eight — မြန်မာ့တပ်မတော်က တရားစွဲဆိုထားသည့် အမှု ရှစ်မှုကို ရုပ်သိမ်းလိုက်ခြင်း

FEM welcomes the military’s withdrawal today of criminal complaints against eight journalists, journalist sources and human rights defenders. The criminal provisions in the Penal Code, Telecommunications Law, and Unlawful Association Law, used to charge the eight people are not acceptable under international standards on the