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More signs of Burma's toughening stance on media

More signs of Burma's toughening stance on media

The media suffered two setbacks in what some journalists fear is an attempt to intimidate them ahead of elections later this year. First, the civilian inquest into the 2014 killing of a journalist ended without holding anyone to account. Second, the government began defamation proceedings against more than a dozen staff at a newspaper.

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