BRIEF – Witnesses questioned in Bi Mon Te Nay appeal

Three witness were questioned on Thursday in an appeal regarding the Bi Mon Te Nay news journal case, in which four employers of the journal were convicted for undermining state security. The witnesses work as designers at the news journal. Lawyer Kyaw Win said that the appeal looked “hopeful”. The Bi Mon Te Nay news journal (literally Bi-Midday Sun news journal) published a false report earlier this year claiming that opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other ethnic politicians had taken over the government.