Western Journalists off Myanmar Blacklist, but Still Can’t Get Visas

Journalists off the Blacklist, but Still Can’t Get Visas – The Irrawaddy, September 19, 2012
…He added that four other journalists he knows have met with a similar response, despite being taken off the blacklist.
Lintner said that he has actually applied three times since the new quasi-civilian government introduced reforms early last year: once last December, and twice in August of this year, including once after the government released a list of names of those no longer banned from entering on Aug. 30.
The Thailand-based journalist, who has written several books on Burma and other Asian countries, was first put on the blacklist in 1985…

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