Refugees at Cox’s Bazar camp mistook documentary crew for traffickers when they stopped to give clothes to young girls
The journalist has been detained for criticizing the BJP government on social media under laws intended to ensure national security, leading to protests in New Delhi.
There were 251 journalists jailed for doing their jobs as of Dec. 1, the Committee to Protect Journalists said in an annual study. More than half are in Turkey, China and Egypt.
Emboldened by a presidential directive, the Myanmar Press Council has urged the Yangon government to withdraw its incitement suit to allow for mediation.
U Aung Kyaw Khaing said Weekly Eleven was wrong in reporting that the local planning and finance minister had shares in a company majority-owned by the Yangon government.
Eleven US senators urged Trump's administration to "use all tools at your disposal," to ensure "the immediate, unconditional" release of two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar.