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UN urged to probe sharing of Rohingya data

Urdu Point 15 Jun 2021
HRW however said the refugees often likely did not understand that the data being collected, including photographs, fingerprints and biographic data, could be shared with Myanmar ... Myanmar does not recognise the Rohingya as citizens, but has said it will welcome back those agreeing to a bureaucratic status below full citizenship.
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HRW says UN shared Rohingya data without their ‘informed consent’

Al Jazeera 15 Jun 2021
The HRW, however, said the refugees often likely did not understand that the data being collected, including photographs, fingerprints and biographic data, could be shared with Myanmar ... Myanmar does not recognise the Rohingya as citizens, but has said it will welcome back those agreeing to a bureaucratic status below full citizenship.
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U.S. journalist held by Myanmar's military junta for three months is RELEASED and deported after ...

The Daily Mail 15 Jun 2021
A US journalist held by Myanmar's military junta for three months has been released and deported after 'fake news that could cause mutiny' charges were dropped ... Another US journalist, Danny Fenster, remains in custody after he was arrested while working as the managing editor of Frontier Myanmar which published both in English and Burmese.
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Myanmar deports American journalist after three months in detention

La Prensa Latina 15 Jun 2021
Bangkok, June 15 (EFE).- Myanmar military rulers Tuesday deported American citizen Nathan Maung, the editor at a private news website, detained in March amid widespread protests against the Feb.1 coup by the army ... Activists and civilian politicians accuse the army of using brutal force to quell pro-democracy protests across Myanmar.
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HRW says Rohingya data ‘improperly’ collected by UN passed on to Myanmar

Press TV 15 Jun 2021
Human Rights Watch (HRW) demands an investigation into the United Nations' data collection on Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh, saying the UN refugee agency has "improperly" shared the information with authorities in Myanmar ... Myanmar’s NUG asks Rohingya to join hands in fighting junta ... Myanmar does not recognize the Rohingya as citizens.
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UN Shared Rohingya Data Without Informed Consent

Human Rights Watch 15 Jun 2021
Myanmar reportedly agreed to allow about 42,000 Rohingya to return ... During the registration exercise, some Rohingya raised concerns that the data would be used to facilitate repatriations and be integrated into the Myanmar National Verification Cards (NVC) system – an inherently discriminatory process that identifies Rohingya as non-citizens.
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The Future of the Internet Is Under Greater Threat Than Ever Before—and Activists Say the U.S. Needs to Step In

Time 15 Jun 2021
States crack down on digital freedoms ... The practice extends beyond traditional authoritarian states like Russia or China, whose “great firewall” is a longstanding example of how governments can attempt to control what their citizens see online. Smaller countries like Belarus and Myanmar are increasingly adopting similar approaches ... .
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The Future of the Internet Is Under Greater Threat Than Ever Before—and Activists Say the ...

Time Magazine 15 Jun 2021
[time-brightcove not-tgx=”true”] ... The practice extends beyond traditional authoritarian states like Russia or China, whose “great firewall” is a longstanding example of how governments can attempt to control what their citizens see online. Smaller countries like Belarus and Myanmar are increasingly adopting similar approaches.
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US journalist detained in Myanmar released: lawyer

Urdu Point 14 Jun 2021
Yangon, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 14th Jun, 2021 ) .A US journalist detained in Myanmar since March was released on Monday after charges against him were dropped, his lawyer said ... Earlier this month a Myanmar journalist working for another outlet was jailed for two years under the same law.
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US journalist Nathan Maung freed from detention in Myanmar

Al Jazeera 14 Jun 2021
An American journalist detained in Myanmar since March has been released after police withdrew charges against him, according to his lawyer ... Mizzima #Myanmar News and Insight https.//t.co/6ztjeDcsiz pic.twitter.com/pdzECKbTUK ... Earlier this month, a Myanmar journalist working for another outlet was jailed for two years under the same law.
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US Journalist Detained in Myanmar Released, Says lawyer

Yahoo Daily News 14 Jun 2021
A US journalist detained in Myanmar since March was released on Monday after charges against him were dropped, his lawyer said. US citizen Nathan Maung “was released this morning from Insein prison as the police withdrew the charges against him”, and will fly back to the US on Tuesday, his lawyer Tin Zar Oo told AFP.
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Tools for Repression in Myanmar Expose Gap Between EU Tech Investment and Regulation

The Intercept 14 Jun 2021
Inside the interrogation room of a Myanmar detention center, what Myat remembers most clearly is looking up from the floor and everything being green ... Such a distinction means little for Myat and Myanmar’s citizens, who are facing the possibility of life under an increasingly violent and well-equipped military dictatorship.
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Suu Kyi's trial starts; charges include corruption

Straits Times 14 Jun 2021
YANGON • The trial of deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi started yesterday, more than four months after a military coup, with junta witnesses testifying that the Nobel Peace laureate flouted coronavirus restrictions and illegally imported walkie-talkies. Near daily protests have rocked Myanmar since the Feb 1 coup.
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U.S journalist Nathan Maung released from detention in Myanmar - lawyer

Reuters 14 Jun 2021
citizen Nathan Maung has been released from detention in Myanmar and is due to fly out of the country on ...
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U.S journalist Nathan Maung released from detention in Myanmar

The Times of India 14 Jun 2021
citizen Nathan Maung has been released from detention in Myanmar and is due to fly out of the ...

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