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Kyaw Soe Oo chosen for 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize

Journalists Kyaw Soe Oo and Wa Lone (Myanmar) has been chosen for 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize. Both laureates are serving 7-year prison sentences. At the time of their arrest in Yangon on 12 December 2017, they were working for the Reuters news agency, reporting on alleged human rights violations in Myanmar’s state of ..

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May 3: World Press Freedom Day observed

This year UNESCO is celebrating World Press Freedom Day. One of its themes is “Difficulty in the Access to Quality Information Undermines Media Freedom.” The United Nations General Assembly declared 3 May to be World Press Freedom Day. World Press Freedom Day – May,3: Objective: To elevate consciousness of the significance of freedom of the ..

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