Fenster punished as a symbol of the widespread plight of journalists in Myanmar: UN – American journalist Danny Fenster, just 37 years old, who is the managing editor of Myanmar magazine, has been sentenced to 11 years in a military court in the city of Yugank for violating visa rules.
The United Nations on Friday strongly condemned the sentence of American journalist Danny Fenster in Myanmar. The UN has urged officials to release all journalists who were jailed to practice their profession after the February military coup.
Let us tell you that after being in custody till May this year, the American journalist has to face two additional charges in court for violating Myanmar’s anti-terrorism law and law covering news like treason and treason. have to do. UN Human Rights Commissioner Michelle Bachelet says Fenster’s sentence is a symbol of the plight of journalists in Myanmar who have relentlessly repressed in the wake of the February coup.
According to the news agency Associated Press, Fenesta is the only foreign journalist to face charges for a serious crime in Myanmar after the fall of Aung San Suu Kyi’s government. Former President of Chile Michelle Bachelet made his official statement. READ| Jai Bhim Review: How is Surya ‘Jai Bhim’ movie ..?
The military leadership is apparently attempting to suppress its efforts to report serious human rights violations in Myanmar as well as the extent of the regime’s opposition to attacks on journalists since February 1.
He also says that since the coup, at least 126 journalists, media executives, or publishers have been detained so far, of which 47 are still in custody. Michelle Bachelet, further says that the licenses of 9 media outlets have also been canceled while 20 other media houses have suspended their operators.