What now for Myanmar’s Ministry of Truth?

What now for Myanmar’s Ministry of Truth? – aljazeera.com, February 6, 2013
…in December, parliament passed, by an overwhelming majority, a motion to investigate a blogger by the name of Dr Seik Phwa.
In an article headlined “Is the parliament above the law?”, he questioned the influence that Myanmar’s legislature has over the judiciary, which despite laudable efforts by President Thein Sein, remains strong.
Nearly 350 MPs voted in favour of setting up an emergency committee to trace Dr Seik Phwa, by all accounts an unprecedented move. Nominally independent local media, like Weekly Eleven journal, provided their support, with lead articles that berated “the clandestine presentation of malicious ideas titled ‘Is there a parliament above the law?'”…

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