Since being banned from Facebook, some of the most prominent spreaders of hate speech and disinformation have moved to Telegram, and fact-checkers say the messaging app is doing little to regulate its platform.
Some factory owners have been accused of exploiting and failing to protect their employees during the latest COVID-19 outbreak, and with unions lying low since the coup, workers are unable to seek redress.
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Incoming members of the Myanmar Press Council want to introduce legal changes so it can do more to protect journalists and media freedom.
U Ye Htut, former minister for information and visiting senior fellow at the ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, talks Rakhine with Frontier’s Thomas Kean.