This article published by VOA is written by Jessica Blatt. Here is an excerpt:
On Tuesday last week, Nay Myo Lin, chief editor of the independent Voice of Myanmar, was taken into custody, along with one of his colleagues.
The reasons given for the arrests were unclear, but they follow a pattern that has formed since Myanmar’s military stepped up efforts to halt news coverage of its February 1 coup and the protests that followed, says Myint Kyaw, a former spokesperson of the Myanmar Press Council, an independent body set up to handle press disputes and ethics queries.
The concerns for press freedom in Myanmar right now are huge, Daniel Bastard, head of the Asia-Pacific desk at Reporters Without Borders (RSF), told VOA.
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