Kyaw Myo Swe had recently filed a lawsuit against Swe Win, accusing the Myanmar Now editor of defaming firebrand monk Wirathu.
Swe Win was remanded in custody and escorted to Mandalay, where Maha Aung Myay court agreed to release him until his trial begins on 7 August.
Critics have slammed the Telecommunications Act as a government and military tool used to crush dissent and silence the media.
NLD members in Lewe sued for ‘online defamation’ by administrator who was himself being sued for corruption.
The protesting journalists also launched a signature campaign, calling for the repeal of Article 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law.
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