Episode 70: Kachin reporters’ case latest concern for press freedom

Last month, two reporters working for the Myitkyina News Journal in Kachin State were allegedly detained and assaulted by staff members from a mining company who were angry about a story their publication had reported.

This week, Doh Athan speaks to one of the journalists attacked and asks what the incident means for press freedom in the country, which many people believe has deteriorated since the National League for Democracy came to power.

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By Win Zar Ni Aung

By Win Zar Ni Aung

Win Zar Ni Aung began her journalism career in 2011 and previously worked as deputy chief reporter at Myanmar National Television.
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