Over 16 000 prisoners have been released in Myanmar in april in a general amnesty, with the occasion of the country's new year celebrations. Most were convicted for drug-related crimes.
Two journalists from the Reuters news agency, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, however, was not among those who went on the loose. Last week, rejected the supreme court their appeal of his seven-year prison sentence.
of 2017. The police tricked them to receive the ”secret document” which they then were punished for possession, according to a law from the colonial era. Their real crime was another. They had investigated and reported on a massacre of rohingyer during the military's genocide of the muslim minority earlier in the autumn.
Aung San Suu Kyi has, for its part, ignored completely in the rohingyernas fate and blamed the outside world in order to malign the country.
The ethnic cleansing in Rakhine state forced more than 700 000 rohingyer to escape over the border to Bangladesh. A UN report documented how torture, rapes, and burned villages was routine during the security forces, member of the board, which was aided by the buddhist lynchmobbar. At least 10 000 people were killed.
recently, the seven soldiers for having participated in the massacre Reutersjournalisterna revealed. Although it is given no redress.
once received the Aung San Suu Kyi the peace prize for his tireless work for democracy and human rights. She sat for 15 years under house arrest during the military dictatorship. Since the elections in 2015, she is, in practice, Myanmar's head of government.
large parts of the power. But Aung San Suu Kyi has, for its part, ignored completely in the rohingyernas fate and blamed the outside world in order to malign the country. She could see that the reporters are pardoned, but has instead defended the unjust judges.
the Democratisation of Myanmar has not only come to a standstill. Aung San Suu Kyi is leading the trend in the other direction.