[JURIST] Human Rights Watch (HRW) [advocacy website] called on Myanmar [press release] Saturday to pass more protective media laws and end arbitrary arrests of journalists. The statement listed several journalists who have been arrested since December on politically-motivated charges, including criminal trespass, use of obscene language, and revealing state secrets. The advocacy group went on to call for amendment to section 18 of Myanmar's 2012 Law Relating to Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession [text; PDF] as well as two media...

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