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Trial of 3 Myanmar Journalists Marred by Lack of Access, Transparency.

When the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee visits the country, the government sometimes prevents her from visiting certain locations, normally areas affected by ongoing conflict.  On her most recent trip, her third under the new government led by Aung San Suu Kyi, she ...

- Voice of America - US

Myanmar has maintained military ties with North Korea, US officials claim.

Myanmar’s military has maintained ties with North Korea, even though the civilian-led government denies any cooperation, and the Trump administration is pressing for a complete break-off of remaining links, current and former US officials said. Washington made its case to Myanmar’s de facto leader, Nobel Peace ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, Concern Rises Over Press Freedom.

In the old, military-ruled Myanmar, it would not have been a surprising scene: three journalists, bound together in chains, raising shackled hands in unison and speaking out against their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organization, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from ...

- Voice of America - US

Journalists Remain Shackled in Aung San Suu Kyi's Newly Democratic Myanmar.

Three reporters were recently arrested under a draconian association law

- TIME Magazine - US

‘It’s been massively disappointing’: Aung San Suu Kyi accused of curtailing press freedom to suppress criticism.

In the old, military-ruled Myanmar, it would not have been a surprising scene: three journalists, bound together in chains, raising shackled hands in unison and speaking out against their repressive government. But this moment, captured on video by a local news organisation, the Democratic Voice of Burma, was not from ...

- South China Morning Post - HK

In Suu Kyi's Myanmar, concern rises over press freedom.

In the old, military-ruled Myanmar, it would not have been a surprising scene: three journalists, bound together in chains, raising shackled hands in unison and speaking out against their repressive government.

- FOX News - US

Myanmar marks 70th anniversary of Martyrs' Day.

Myanmar on Wednesday observed the 70th anniversary of Martyrs' Day, marking the assassination of independence heroes including Gen Aung San, father of the country's current leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

- BangkokPost - TH

Burma: Ultra right-wing monk calls for Suu Kyi's govt to step down.

AN influential Burmese ultranationalist monk has called on the Aung San Suu Kyi-led National League for Democracy government to step down amid the intensifying rift between her administration and the outlawed Ma Ba Tha Buddhist hardline group. The post Burma: Ultra right-wing monk calls for Suu Kyi's govt to step down ...

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Burma: UN probe 'can only aggravate' Rakhine tension, envoys told.

BURMESE leader Aung San Suu Kyi's security adviser told diplomats on Tuesday that a UN mission looking into allegations of rape, torture and killings of Rohingya Muslims would only "aggravate" troubles in the western state of Rakhine. The post Burma: UN probe 'can only aggravate' Rakhine tension, envoys told appeared first ...

- Asian Correspondent - HK

Myanmar: UN probe 'can only aggravate' Rakhine tension.

Aung San Suu Kyi's security adviser dismisses UN investigation into alleged rape and killings of Rohingya Muslims.

- Al Jazeera - QA

U.N. probe 'can only aggravate' Rakhine tension, Myanmar tells diplomats.

YANGON - Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi's security adviser told diplomats on Tuesday that a U.N. mission looking into allegations of rape, torture and killings of Rohingya Muslims would only "aggravate" troubles in the western state of Rakhine.

- Reuters - US

No links with North Korea: Myanmar to US envoy

Joseph Yun was set to meet Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and the military's commander in chief in the capital on Monday. Yun's trip to Asia was announced after North Korea's test on July 4 of on intercontinental ballistic missile that it says can carry a large nuclear warhead.

- Times Of India - IN

Myanmar insists no North Korea links as US envoy visits

Joseph Yun was set to meet Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and the military's commander in chief in the capital on Monday. Yun's trip to Asia was announced after North Korea's test on July 4 of on intercontinental ballistic missile that it says can carry a large nuclear warhead.

- Times Of India - IN

Why Myanmar's Suu Kyi Has Failed on Media Freedom

The current government's approach looks eerily familiar.

- The Diplomat - US

IAEA Director General Highlights IAEA Support for Development During Myanmar Visit

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano highlighted the important role of nuclear science and technology in supporting sustainable development in his discussions with State Counsellor and Union Minister for Foreign Affairs Daw Aung San Suu Kyi , during his visit to Myanmar last week.

- International Atomic Energy Agency - INT

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