The military’s media bans, mass arrests and newsroom raids may have left newsstands barren, but professional and citizen journalists will continue recording the regime’s crimes.
With most internet access cut, one Frontier reporter struggles to keep their Ayeyarwady Region village informed while dictating stories to editors in Yangon by phone.
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More than 90 people have been charged under the law since the National League for Democracy came to power in 2015.
Health authorities have issued stay at home orders for all of Rakhine State as they struggle to control a COVID-19 outbreak that has grown from 80 to 179 confirmed cases in barely 24 hours.