Myanmar Journalist Network is to be evicted from its Yangon office — news that comes just a day after they had scheduled to host a press conference called by a…
Ultra-nationalist monk Parmaukkha was jailed for his role in leading an ant-Rohingya protest outside the US embassy in April 2016.
“About 10 police officers came in and handcuffed [the patients] … Then, they locked them in two detention cells within the hospital – four in each cell.”
Further charges – under Section 505 (b) of the penal code – for “inciting unrest” at the demonstration remain to be heard at a later date.
Parmaukkha was denied bail today on charges of inciting unrest during an anti-Rohingya protest outside the US embassy in Yangon last year.
Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi has come under pressure from countries with large Muslim populations including Bangladesh, Indonesia and Pakistan to stop violence against Rohingya Muslims.