A series of public campaigns for press freedom and the release of jailed reporters are being prepared by media organisations and correspondents across Burma.
The trial of four journalists and the CEO of Unity Weekly journal, charged with violating the State Secrets Act, began on Monday at Pakokku district court.
Reading aloud from her news script without realising she was still on air, DVB news anchor Moe Myint Zin exclaimed dah bae! – meaning “that’s it!” – and removed her microphone and ear piece as the cameras rolled on.
The National Races Channel premiered on Sunday, becoming the first TV channel dedicated exclusively to Burma’s ethnic minorities.