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Myanmar Seen Intensifying Media Intimidation Ahead of Elections

Myanmar’s authorities are intensifying restrictions on media as the country approaches critical national elections, using threats, harassment and imprisonment to stifle independent journalists and outlets, according to an Amnesty International report released Wednesday. “Journalists play such a crucial role around elections. They can help improve access to information, help people understand the choices they have to make,” Rupert Abbott, Amnesty’s research director for Southeast Asia,...

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