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Journalists in Myanmar Finally Get Their Awards

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Journalists in Myanmar Finally Get Their Awards

This is a great story – awarded in 2001 in recognition of their “outstanding services to the cause of press freedom in Burma” (Myanmar), at the time both were serving harsh prison sentences in Yangon’s notorious Insein prison in connection to their writing.

Goes to show you how much things have changed in Myanmar. But as the laureates say, there is still a long way to go.

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Larry Kilman

Date

2013-06-01 12:42

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