Myanmar Military Coup

Myanmar Military regimes detains two more journalists; number of arrested journalists reaches 18


Plainclothes police arrested two journalists from the Myanmar Capital Nyapitaw on Friday.

The arrest of a BBC local correspondent Ko Aung Thura and Journalist Ko Than Htike Aung from Mizzima News has pushed the number of journalists arrested by the Junta Regime to 18.

Forty Journalists have been arrested by the regime so far while 22 of them have been freed.

The two journalists were arrested when they were covering the court hearing of a detained NLD Patron U Win Htein.

Myanmar's Military regime revoked five media outlets since the coup. It has also sued Irrawaddy over the allegations of spreading lies, for reporting the brutality shown by police.



Publish : 2021-03-20 00:50:00

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