The case against Hla Phone, who is accused of posting insulting images of Burma’s military chief and former president Thein Sein on Facebook, is based on a controversial telecommunications law.
Having seen the full report, the judge ruled that the interests of the police outweighed those of the suspects.
Two editors from the Myanmar Herald news publication are found guilty of defamation and fined by a court in Naypyidaw.
A Burmese serviceman accused of the attempted rape of a 73-year-old woman in Kachin State has been sentenced to seven years in prison by a military court.
A hearing for education law protestors in Pegu Division is postponed after a defendant coughs up blood and collapses as he is being brought into court.
Closing arguments are heard in the trial of writer Htin Linn Oo, who stands accused of blasphemy charges for criticising the Buddhist monk-led Ma-ba-tha.