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Myanmar: Further information: Newspaper editor denied bail again: Kyaw Min Swe and Kyaw Zwar Naing

, Index number: ASA 16/6658/2017

Newspaper editor Kyaw Min Swe remains in detention after a court in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, again rejected his request for bail. While charges against his colleague, Kyaw Zwar Naing, have been dropped, Kyaw Min Swe remains on trial for “online defamation’’ in connection with a satirical article mocking the Myanmar Army. He is a prisoner of conscience who must be immediately and unconditionally released.

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