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Critics of Myanmar Government Facing Prison Time

Expand Demonstrators shout slogans at a protest against an amendment to Myanmar’s public assembly law in Yangon, March 5, 2018.  © 2018 Thein Zaw/AP Photo Speech critical of the government is under increasing attack in Myanmar. While the military has long been intolerant of criticism, members of Aung San Suu Kyi’s ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) are not far behind. In the past two weeks, NLD officials have filed several criminal defamation charges against government critics. On September 18, the NLD’s Mandalay region office filed defamation charges against Aung Pyae San Win and…

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