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Burma - Provincial court restricts media freedom, sentences reporter to a year in prison

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by the one-year jail term that Zaw Pe, a reporter for Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB), received from a court in the northern city of Magway on 7 April on charges of trespassing on government property and disturbing a civil servant. He has already begun serving the sentence. The case dates back to August 2012, when Zaw Pe went with the father of a student to the local education department in Magway to interview the official in charge of a (...)

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