Myo Aung (Myanmar)

“We should use different tools like media, campaigns, advocacy tools, to raise our voice—to get our rights.”
Myo Aung, EarthRights School Mekong 2011

Being a journalist is hard work. It’s even harder when you work in a place that wants to silence you. 

Meet Myo Aung. Myo Aung co-founded Dawei Watch, an underground news agency that covers the problematic Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in southeastern Myanmar.

“Who will take responsibility?”: Communities Testify about Dawei SEZ at Thai Human Rights Commission

This week, communities affected by the Dawei Special Economic Zone (SEZ) testified at a public hearing at the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand (NHRCT) . . .