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TV journalist Ahmee is assistant editor for the Network Media Group, an independent station that is part of the Burma News International media collective. With Myanmar an increasingly risky place for media since the February 2021 coup, many journalists work outside the country, including Ahmee, who asked to be identified by her first name only for security reasons.

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Myanmar Press Freedom at a Glance

173 out of 180 countries

- RSF 2023 World Press Freedom Index

42 Journalists in prison

- CPJ Prison Census 2022

Not Free

- 2023 Freedom House Freedom in the World Ranking

A Myanmar military spokesperson has repeatedly dismissed concerns over the country's media freedom record and has told VOA that no journalists have been detained for their reporting.

CONTRIBUTOR: VOA Burmese Service