Content type: News & Analysis
9th December 2019
Updated January 18th 2021 The Government of Myanmar is pushing ahead with plans to require anyone buying a mobile SIM card to be fingerprinted and hand over their ID cards, according to procurement documents circulated to prospective bidders. The plans are a serious threat to privacy in a country lacking any data protection or surveillance laws and where minorities are systematically persecuted, and must be scrapped. According to technical requirements developed by Myanmar’s Post and…
Content type: Advocacy
12th May 2015
This stakeholder report is a submission by Privacy International (PI). PI is a human rights organisation that works to advance and promote the right to privacy and fight surveillance around the world. PI wishes to bring concerns about the protection and promotion of the right to privacy in Myanmar before the Human Rights Council for consideration in Myanmar’s upcoming Universal Periodic Review.