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[Audio] Myanmar: Writer/activist Ma Thida speaks on freedom of expression, hate speech & the responsibility of companies

Author: Institute for Human Rights and Business, Published on: 28 January 2015

“Voices: Ma Thida”, 17 December 2014

Ma Thida is a writer, human rights activist, physician, and a former political prisoner in Myanmar. She has received numerous international human rights awards and Amnesty International adopted her as a prisoner of conscience…In Yangon she recently spoke to IHRB's [Institute for Human Rights and Business] Salil Tripathi about freedom of expression in Myanmar, the risk of hate speech, and the responsibilities of companies.

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