U.S. Embassy Statement on Freedom of Speech

The Supreme Court’s ruling in Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo’s case is deeply disappointing.  These convictions, like the recent detention of filmmaker Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi and of the Peacock Generation Thangyat troupe, and the recent charges brought against editor U Ye Ni and other journalists, point to an increasing intolerance for free ...
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U.S. Embassy Statement on Conviction of ‎Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

U.S. Embassy Statement on Conviction of ‎Reuters Reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo September 3, 2018 Today’s conviction of journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo under the Official Secrets Act is deeply troubling for all who support press freedom and the transition toward democracy in Myanmar.  The American people have long stood with ...
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