Tag Archives: Telecommunications Law ဆက်သွယ်ရေးပုဒ်မ

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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

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 organizations Concerned 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,

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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National security — အမျိုးသားလုံခြုံရေး

UN Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, Siracusa Principles, Principle B(iv) defines when a restriction can be said to serve national security: National security may be invoked to justify measures limiting certain rights only when they are taken to protect the existence

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False news — မှားယွင်းသောသတင်း

Reporting in a truthful and balanced way is an important professional goal for journalists. But freedom of expression not limited to merely truthful information. Journalists should not be compelled to publish only information whose truthfulness is ascertained. Limiting news output to only “true” or State-sanctioned