Myanmar : RSF calls for release of three Eleven Media journalists

first_img Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for the immediate and unconditional release of three Eleven Media journalists who were arrested by the Yangon police this morning over a report published on 8 October about the Yangon regional budget. Phyo Wai Win (2nd R), the detained chief editor of one of the news journals of Eleven Media Group, already had to face charges in January 2017, in a high-profile defamation case that has become at this time a lightning rod for fears over teetering press freedoms under Aung San Suu Kyi government (photo: Romeo Gacad / AFP). May 31, 2021 Find out more Thai premier, UN rapporteurs asked to prevent journalists being returned to Myanmar Organisation Today’s arrests of three senior Eleven Media journalists of long standing will inevitably fuel concern about the loss of journalistic independence in Myanmar and is likely to encourage even more self-censorship. The three journalists – chief editor Kyaw Zaw Lin, chief reporter Nayi Min and senior editor Phyo Wai Win – are facing up to two years in prison under article 505 (b) of Myanmar’s penal code, which penalizes the publication of reports that could cause “fear or alarm to the public.” Follow the news on Myanmar Charged with “showing disrespect toward the Yangon regional government,” they have been placed in Yangon’s Insein prison under article 505 (b). RSF_en RSF asks Germany to let Myanmar journalist Mratt Kyaw Thu apply for asylum MyanmarAsia – Pacific Media independence ImprisonedJudicial harassmentRSF Prize Help by sharing this information News As a result of the growing concern, RSF last week issued an “incident report” about the threat to Myanmar’s position in the World Press Freedom Index, in which it is currently ranked 137th out of 180 countries.center_img Receive email alerts The Eleven Media Group, which publishes five weeklies, has played a fundamental role in the emergence of a civil society in Myanmar and was awarded the RSF Press Freedom Prize in 2011. US journalist held in Yangon prison notorious for torture MyanmarAsia – Pacific Media independence ImprisonedJudicial harassmentRSF Prize “We call for the immediate release of these three Eleven Media journalists,” said Daniel Bastard, the head of RSF’s Asia-Pacific desk. “Imprisoning journalists in connection with their work is unacceptable in a country that claims to be transitioning to democracy. This kind of meddling takes Myanmar one step further away from the rule of law and respect for press freedom.” October 10, 2018 – Updated on October 26, 2018 Myanmar : RSF calls for release of three Eleven Media journalists Loss of journalistic independence News News to go further News May 26, 2021 Find out more May 12, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Aveson to Lease Altadena/Lincoln Building for its School Expansion

first_imgEducation Aveson to Lease Altadena/Lincoln Building for its School Expansion From STAFF REPORTS Published on Thursday, January 10, 2013 | 10:23 am faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,PCC – EducationVirtual Schools PasadenaDarrell Done EducationHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Community News Subscribe HerbeautyHow To Lose Weight & Burn Fat While You SleepHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty9 Of The Best Family Friendly Dog BreedsHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyCostume That Makes Actresses Beneath Practically UnrecognizableHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty7 Most Startling Movie Moments We Didn’t Realize Were InsensitiveHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Brutally Honest Reasons Why You’re Still SingleHerbeautyHerbeauty EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday Make a comment Business News 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it center_img The Aveson Charter School unveiled plans to move its Aveson Global Leadership Academy middle- and high-school classes by leasing a building on Altadena Drive and Lincoln Avenue that has long been under construction.Executive Director Kate Bean said around 300 students, 200 grades 6-8, about 100 for grades 9-12, will be moved into the new building in September. The plan also ends the Aveson’s three years of frustration with the property, reported Altadenablog.com.According to Bean, Aveson will also be putting up a small café in the building that is open to the public. The cafés operation will be tied to culinary arts, healthy living, and entrepreneurship to teach students how to run a business.To address the problem of a traffic gridlock in the location, Bean said Aveson plans to stagger its opening and closing times with the nearby Odyssey Charter School. Already, Aveson has initiated talks with the California Highway Patrol and Altadena Sheriff’s Station to address the impending traffic problem in the area once the school starts to operate there.Aveson has been on the lookout for a new commercial facility after its decision to expand its services into grades 6-12. The school, which also includes the Aveson School For Leaders (grades K-5), started in the old Noyes school building in East Altadena.The transfer to the commercial building on Altadena Drive and Lincoln Avenue was first approved in 2010 but the previous owner of the property did not pushed through with the construction and the property was put for sale.Currently, Aveson’s grade 6-12 Global Leadership Academy are housed at the Boys and Girls Club, and then to Lincoln Avenue Baptist Church in Pasadena.Fortunately, Bean reported that the new owner of the property pledged to complete its construction in time for fall. Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. More Cool Stuff First Heatwave Expected Next Week Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadena Community News Top of the News Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website last_img read more