U.S. Ties to Myanmar Are Called Into Question

YANGON, Myanmar—With U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expected to visit Myanmar for a regional summit this weekend, some U.S. lawmakers and human rights watchdogs are warning of stalled… More

This Week In Free Expression

It seems no one is free from the tightening noose on free expression. This week in free expression news, the U.S. joins China, Myanmar, and Sri Lanka in threats… More

Journalists Sentenced to 10 Years in Myanmar

In a setback for Myanmar's move toward democracy, one editor and four journalists were sentenced to 10 years in prison for reporting on the alleged government seizure of land… More

PEN Meets with Ye Htut, Suu Kyi

Global writers’ group PEN International has urged senior government officials to introduce laws that improve transparency and protect freedom of expression, especially for minority languages and culture. More