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Myanmar: Detained media workers charged with defamation: Kyaw Min Swe and Kyaw Zwar Naing

, Index number: ASA 16/6476/2017

Two media workers have been detained and charged with “online defamation’’ in connection with a satirical article mocking the Myanmar Army. They each face up to three years’ imprisonment if found guilty and convicted. They are prisoners of conscience who must be immediately and unconditionally released.

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