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Burma - Four journalists facing possible 14-year jail terms on state secrets charge

Reporters without borders
Four journalists with the Unity Weekly newspaper and the newspaper's CEO have been detained for the past four days in connection with a report about an alleged secret chemical weapons factory in the northwestern city of Pauk. “We firmly condemn the detention of these journalists and call on the authorities to release them without delay,” said Lucie Morillon, Reporters Without Borders head of research. “This latest violation of freedom of information is indicative of legislative gaps in Burma, (...)

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