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Burma - Jailed reporter's total sentence increased to 18 years

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is shocked to learn that a Rangoon court today imposed an additional 10-year prison sentence on the jailed Democratic Voice of Burma reporter Sithu Zeya on a charge of circulating material online that could “damage tranquillity and unity in the government” under the Electronic Act. His combined jail sentence is now 18 years. “We are outraged by this unacceptable sentence,” Reporters Without Borders said. “Sithu Zeya is just 21 and has committed no crime. How can the (...)

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