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[OT] Sentenced to jail for criticizing dictator

Philipp Lenssen [PersonRank 10]

Tuesday, November 11, 2008
15 years ago2,063 views

<<A young blogger and a writer who disguised an attack on the country’s dictator in the form of a love poem have received heavy jail sentences, in the latest blow to opponents of Burma’s military dictatorship.

Nay Myo Kyaw, a 28-year old man who blogged under the name Nay Phone Latt, was sentenced to 20 years and six months in jail by a court in Rangoon.>>

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