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Mystery blogger puts spotlight on internet freedom

'Dr Seik Phwar' has Myanmar's parliamentarians so worried they've set up an investigative commission to flush him out

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  • Newspaper section: Spectrum
  • Writer: Mon Mon Myat
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Just who is the anonymous online blogger Dr Seik Phwar and why is he causing Myanmar's parliamentarians so much grief? 

PARDONED PUNDIT: Blogger and political activist Nay Phone Latt, second left, celebrates his release in Hpa-an, in Karen State, following a mass amnesty for prominent dissidents and journalists.

In mid-January the blogger posted an article entitled ''Is parliament above the law?'' on which criticised the MPs for undermining the authority of President Thein Sein over the appointment of the chairperson of the constitutional tribunal.

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