Thursday, November 17, 2011

Activist arrested for filming protest

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.