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Myanmar Jails Journalists on Defamation Charges

Two journalists in Myanmar have been convicted of defamation and sentenced to two months in jail over an article that included an unflattering quote allegedly made by a member of the military-dominated parliament. The conviction of the Myanmar Post's chief editor Than Htaik Thu and reporter Hsan Moe Tun is the latest incident to raise concerns about worsening press freedom in Myanmar, also known as Burma, which has made efforts to emerge from decades of harsh, military...

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