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Internet Writer Released

French-Vietnamese university teacher and Internet writer Pham Minh Hoang was released on January 13, 2012. More

Two More Writers Released in Large-Scale Amnesty

MYANMARPEN International is delighted to learn that two more writers were released on January 13, 2012, as part of a presidential amnesty. Journalist and poet Zaw Thet Htwe and… More

Reporter Shot to Death in Nuevo León

Raúl Régulo Garza Quirino, reporter for the weekly newspaper La Ultima Palabra was gunned down on January 6, 2012, by a gang in Cadereyta, state of Nuevo León, and… More

Swedish Journalists Sentenced to 11 Years in Prison

Swedish journalists Johann Persson and Martin Schibbye were found guilty of entering the country illegally and “supporting terrorism,” were each sentenced to 11 years in prison by an Ethiopian… More

Another Writer Receives A Lengthy Prison Term

Dissident writer Chen Xi was sentenced to 10 years in prison on December 26, 2011, for “inciting subversion of state power” in essays published on overseas web sites. More