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Review of post-coup CSO funding submitted to UN

FEM has submitted a report to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of assembly and association documenting the post-coup funding of CSOs in Myanmar.  The report covers Myanmar’s association regulations, their effect on fundraising, and the military’s crackdown on CSO funding. It also highlights

Digital coup anniversary event

To mark one year since the military banned Facebook in Myanmar, join us in a discussion on the “digital coup”. The event will hear from four speakers from different sectors each with an expert understanding of the topic: Khoe Reh – the Head of Myanmar

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Military’s cyber security bill worse than their previous draft

The military’s new draft Cyber Security Law repeats the repressive provisions of previous drafts and adds more, seriously threatening the safety and security of Myanmar’s digital space. The military has circulated a newly revised draft Cyber Security Law to a few stakeholders requesting any feedback

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Mark Human Rights Day with silent strike

The Myanmar public will mark International Human Rights Day on 10 December 2021 with a massive nationwide silent strike.  Businesses will close, civil society will shut, and people will stay at home to remember all those who have been killed  since 1 February 2021 and

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Criminal media laws return, internet threatened

A new legal amendment returns media “crimes” and imprisonment to Myanmar and seeks to further control internet media. The Second Broadcast Law “Amendment” was “adopted” by the military’s State Administration Council on 1 November 2021 without any advance notice or consultation. The original Broadcast Law

New report: Freedom of the Net 2021 — အင်တာနက်ပေါ်တွင် လွတ်လပ်မှု မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ ၂၀၂၁

  2019 2020 2021 Internet Freedom Status အင်တာနက်ပေါ်တွင် လွတ်လပ်မှု အခြေအနေ Not Free လွတ်လပ်မှုမရှိ Not Free လွတ်လပ်မှုမရှိ Not Free လွတ်လပ်မှုမရှိ A.     Obstacles to Access (0-25 points) ရရှိအသုံးပြုနိုင်မှုအပေါ် အတားအဆီးများ (၀-၂၅ မှတ်) 10 7 4 B.     Limits on Content (0-35 points) အကြောင်းအရာများကို ကန့်သတ်မှု (၀–၃၅ မှတ်) 16 13 7 C.     Violations of