Earlier this week, we highlighted two Myanmar weeklies that said the government “suspended…indefinitely” their publications.
But, both Voice Weekly and Envoy will be publishing again by August 18, Reuters reported.
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Reuters linked the recent anti-censorship protests in Myanmar to the two outlets being told they can publish. Also in protest, The Messenger ran a “blacked-out…front page” August 6.
Burmese news site Mizzima wrote of the 100+ journalists protesting : “It was a rare public protest by Burmese journalists confronting the government over the issue of freedom of speech and the press.”