A lance corporal and a private have been unconditionally released after facing charges in the death of freelance journalist Pay Gyi.
Ma Thandar, the reporter’s widow, says she attended this third hearing after being kept in the dark about prior court dates.
Thein Aung Myint demanded justice after the killing in military custody of journalist Par Gyi. He was sentenced to six months in prison with labour.
Politicians still view free press “as a threat that must be contained,” says Shawn Crispin of the Committee to Protect Journalists.
Police investigators say they have been refused access to the key person of interest in legal inquiry into the journalist’s death.
This DVB Documentary follows Ma Thandar, on her journey to justice after the army killing of her husband, freelance journalist Par Gyi.