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Myanmar Digital Rights Forum: New aims agreed for 2018 — မြန်မာဒစ်ဂျစ်တယ်အခွင့်အရေးဖိုရမ် – ၂၀၁၈ ခုနှစ်အတွက် သဘောတူညီထားသော ဦးတည်ချက်များ

On 18-19 January 2018, 130 participants attended the second edition of Myanmar Digital Rights Forum in Yangon to discuss the future of Myanmar’s Internet. Participants included representatives from civil society, government & parliament, the media, academia and private sector (local as well as global companies

Myanmar Digital Rights Forum says situation worse since 2016 — ပြီးခဲ့သည့်နှစ်အတွင်း မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ ဒစ်ဂျစ်တယ် အခွင့်အရေးအခြေအနေ ပိုမိုဆိုးရွားလာကြောင်း မြန်မာဒစ်ဂျစ်တယ်ဆိုင်ရာဖိုရမ်က ထုတ်ဖော်

On 18 January, 130 participants attended the second Myanmar Digital Rights Forum in Yangon hosted and co-organised by Phandeeyar together with MIDO, Free Expression Myanmar, MCRB, and Engage-Media, with support from the Government of Sweden.   Over half of participants came from civil society organisations

Repeal 66(d) to protect legal constitutionality, non-duplication and clarity — ဖွဲ့စည်းပုံအခြေခံဥပဒေပါ ပြဌာန်းချက်၊ ပုံစံတူဥပဒေများထပ်မနေစေခြင်း နှင့် ရှင်းလင်းပြတ်သားခြင်းကို ကာကွယ်ရန် ၆၆(ဃ) ကို အပြီးတိုင်ဖျက်သိမ်းပါ။

As lawyers and legal advocates working on cases relating to the media, internet and freedom of expression in Myanmar, Free Expression Myanmar (FEM), Myanmar Media Legal Network (MMLN), Hygienic Legal Clinic call on Members of Parliament and the Parliamentary Bill Committees to use the opportunity

Joint statement with Amnesty to repeal 66(d) — ၂၀၁၃ ခုနှစ် ဆက်သွယ်ရေး ဥပဒေ ပုဒ်မ ၆၆ (ဃ) ကို ရုပ်သိမ်းပါ

Joint statement by 61 Myanmar and international human rights organizationsConcerned by reports that the Myanmar authorities will retain the criminal defamation provision of Section 66(d) during a review of the Telecommunications Law, 61 national and international human rights organizations are urging the Myanmar authorities, and

Coalition statement calling for repeal of 66(d) — ဆက်သွယ်ရေးဥပဒေပါ ပုဒ်မ ၆၆ (ဃ) အားပယ်ဖျက်ရန်တောင်းဆိုသည့် ပူးပေါင်းကြေညာချက်ထုတ်ပြန်ခြင်း

A joint statement by the Coalition for Telecommunications Law Reform consisting of 22 Myanmar human rights organisations calling for the repeal of Article 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law. 66(d) defines defamation online as a crime and is used to arrest and imprison members of the

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Electronic Transactions Law

The Electronic Transactions Law was created under the military government to regulate the internet and control internet users using harsh criminal punishments. The Electronic Transactions Law includes illegitimate criminal punishments for freedom of expression which are unacceptable in a democracy. Summary of recommendations The Electronic