16 November 2011
Police have detained an activist on charges of breaching Burma’s notorious Video
Act after he allegedly filmed a protest by landless farmers in Irrawaddy division
two months ago.Myint Naing’s house in the division’s capital of Bassein was
surrounded by some 30 officers in an early morning raid on Monday.
The Human Rights Watchdog Network’s leader is being
held at a local police station.