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By Mizzima |
<p>Mizzima/Yangon, 21 August - The Burmese government lifted censorship for all print publications on Monday, according to an announcement on the government's Press Scrutiny and Registration Department website.</p>
By Myint Maung, Mizzima |
<p>Burmese Internet users on the Bagan Net provider are having their connections cut regularly and when working, they slow to a crawl, according to cybercaf&eacute; owners and surfers.</p> <p>With little more than a week until election day, Burma's Bagan Net internet service from Myanmar Teleport had been very poor for the past three days, they said, adding that they had no warning of impending difficulties.</p>
By International Freedom of Expression eXchange |
<p>(Mizzima/SEAPA/IFEX) - We, the undersigned, express our grave concern with the continued deteriorating conditions of freedom of expression and freedom of information in Burma weeks before the 7 November 2010 national elections. We are calling on the Burmese government and the governments of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) to ensure freedom of expression, access to information, democratic values and human rights are respected during this critical moment in the electoral history of Burma.</p>