World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers


Eleven Media Group

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum (WEF) have called for the release of three journalists from Eleven Media Group arrested in Myanmar for their coverage of land and construction deals involving public officials, and condemns the harsh application of the Penal Code as an attempt to silence public interest investigative reporting.

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Andrew Heslop

Date

2018-10-17 12:17

Eleven Media Group CEO, Dr Than Htut Aung, and group Editor-in-Chief, Wai Phyo, have been arrested and sent to Insein prison awaiting a court appointment on 25 November following the publication of an article linking a government minister to allegations of corruption.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2016-11-15 14:01

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) and the World Editors Forum have condemned an attack on Eleven Media Group Chairman and CEO Dr Than Htut Aung that appears to have been a coordinated assault.

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2015-07-16 14:39

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2014-04-23 11:12

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Andrew Heslop's picture

Andrew Heslop

Date

2013-06-03 07:21

Dr Than Htut Aung, Chairman and CEO of Eleven Media Group in Myanmar, is the 2013 WAN-IFRA Golden Pen of Freedom laureate. Read his story here.

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Alison Meston's picture

Alison Meston

Date

2013-06-03 06:34

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