Statement marking anniversary of Htet Htet Khine sentencing

It has been one year since BBC Media Action freelance producer in Myanmar, Htet Htet Khine, was sentenced to six years of hard labour.


World Press Freedom Day 2022: themes from the past 12 months

For World Press Freedom Day 2022, PMA has analysed six press freedom themes which have been prevalent across the past twelve months.

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Myanmar military’s effort to silence independent media

On World Press Freedom Day, a year on from Myanmar's military coup, former BBC Burmese editor, Tin Htar Swe assesses the state of media.

Will reforms give Myanmar an independent public broadcaster?

For almost 55-years Myanmar’s military government controlled and curtailed the country’s media landscape. Now, with a newly elected government and promised reforms, there might be hope for an independent public broadcaster.