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Junta’s oppressive rule of law – Blogger Nay Phone Latt sentenced to over 20 years

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Burma blogger jailed for 20 years: opposition
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia –
Burma has been ruled by the military since 1962. Human rights groups estimate that there are more than 2000 political prisoners in Burma.

20 years for blogger Nay Phone Latt
Democratic Voice of Burma, Norway –
11 Nov, 2008 (DVB)-Burmese authorities on Monday sentenced blogger Nay Phone Latt who was arrested early this year to 20 years in prison, his family said. …

Myanmar blogger jailed for 20 years
CNN –
… year to suppress anti-government demonstrations, said The Irrawaddy, an online newspaper published by exiles from Myanmar, which is also known as Burma. …

Simply put, Latt is going to prison because the military junta became outraged by his reporting of actual events and circumstances in Burma (Myanmar) on his …

Blogger jailed for 20 years over poem that mocked Burmese dictator
Times Online, UK –
They join more than 2000 other political prisoners in Burma’s jails, half of whom have been incarcerated since last September’s “Saffron Revolution”, …

Blogger jailed for 20 years in Burma
Telegraph.co.uk, United Kingdom –
Military censors in Burma – also known as Myanmar – launched an investigation in January after a poem by Saw Wai appeared in a newspaper. …

Blogger gets 20 years in jail
News24.com, South Africa –
Yangon – A court in military-ruled Myanmar sentenced a prominent blogger to more than 20 years in jail on Monday for his internet activities. …

Internet newsman arrested in Myanmar
Pakistan News, Pakistan –
A Myanmar man has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for posting a cartoon of the military leader Than Shwe on the Internet. …

Myanmar blogger jailed for 20 years
Aljazeera.net, Qatar –
The post was created by the US congress with an eye on increasing pressure on the military government of Myanmar, formerly known as Burma.

Than Shwe: “Foolish with power”, says Nay Phone Latt

A Burmese blogger has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for posting a cartoon of the military leader Than Shwe. Nay Phone Latt, 28, was sentenced by a …

Myanmar blogger jailed for 20 years: opposition
AFP –

YANGON (AFP) — A popular Myanmar blogger arrested after massive anti-junta protests last year has been jailed for 20 years at Yangon’s notorious Insein …

Protests urged as Myanmar jails blogger
NDTV.com, India –
In a statement in Montreal, Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association in Canada said that a Myanmar court on Monday jailed blogger Nay Phone …

Burmese democracy blogger sentenced
EnerPub, TX – In September of 2007, on the pages of his website, the young man recounted the massacres carried out by the junta against Burmese monks, becoming a valuable …

Court sentenced blogger for over 20 years, poet for two years
Mizzima.com, India –
Meanwhile, media watchdogs the Reporters Without Frontiers (RSF) and Burma Media Association (BMA) has slam the junta for its unfair trials on the two …

Burmese blogger sentenced to 20 years for “mocking” General Than Shwe
AsiaNews.it, Italy –
In September of 2007, on the pages of his website, the young man recounted the massacres carried out by the junta against Burmese monks, becoming a valuable …

Myanmar hands blogger 20-year prison sentence
International Herald Tribune, France –
Blogger Nay Phone Latt, 28, was arrested in January this year and given 15 years under the Electronics Law, two years for “creating public alarm,” and 3 1/2 …

Dissident blogger given 20 years
First Post, UK –

A young Burmese blogger who fed the outside world news from a locked-down country on the September 2007 uprising was sentenced to 20 years and six months …

Young Burmese Blogger Sentenced to more than 20 Years in Jail
The Irrawaddy News Magazine, Thailand –

He was convicted of contravening Public Offense Act 505 B by posting a cartoon depicting junta leader Snr-Gen Than Shwe on his blog site. …

Prison court sentences blogger to 20 years, poet to two years
Reporters without borders (press release), France –

Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association are appalled by the combined sentence of 20 years and six months in prison that a special court in …

Written by Lwin Aung Soe

November 11, 2008 at 12:29 pm

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  1. Hi guys

    To raise awareness, why not enter the General Than Shwe Poetry Competition and spread the word over here: http://margosmaid.blogspot.com/2008/11/general-than-shwe-poetry-competition.html

    Margo's Maid

    November 17, 2008 at 12:11 pm


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