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Myanmar junta jails US journalist Danny Fenster for 11 years

By Maung Moe, Rebecca Ratcliffe

12 Nov 2021 · 2 min read

American journalist Danny Fenster has been sentenced to 11 years in prison in Myanmar after being found guilty on a range of charges previously described by the US government as “profoundly unjust”.

Myanmar’s military has squeezed the press since taking power in a February coup, arresting dozens of journalists critical of its crackdown on dissent that has killed more than 1,200 people, according to a local monitoring group.

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