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The managing editor of Frontier Myanmar, American journalist Danny Fenster, has been held for months by the Burmese junta and has now been charged with a third criminal offence. He had originally been arrested in May when attempting to leave the country. After being held for nearly 6 months, Fenster is still on trial, accused of promoting dissent against the Burmese military junta as well as unlawful association. If convicted on both of these charges, he faces a prison sentence of 6 years. Now according to his lawyer, the American journalist will face an additional third criminal charge for violating […]

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Maybe his visa expired whilst in jail, so on a technicallity ????????

Maybe they'll deport him for overstaying his visa.

Who knows with these nutters.

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Yeah, toss the guy in prison until his visa expires and charge him for overstay. Nice.

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