Tuesday, March 21

Danny Fenster: Myanmar military court sentences American journalist to 11 years in prison

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Danny Fenster was detained at Myanmar’s Yangon Airport in May this year.

A military court in Myanmar on Friday sentenced American journalist Danny Fenster to 11 years in prison.

Fenster was found guilty of violating immigration law, conspiracy and encouraging dissent against the military.

Earlier this week he was indicted on two other charges, including sedition and terrorism, which would carry a maximum sentence of life sentence.

He will be processed for these new charges as of November 16.


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