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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Myanmar coup: Japanese journalist freed earlier this month after April arrest” – below is their description.
Japanese reporter Yuki #Kitazumi was detained by authorities in #Myanmar in April until being freed earlier this month. Kitazumi, who was being held at Insein Prison in Yangon, has been charged under section 505A of the penal code, which criminalises comments that could cause fear or spread false news. He tells us more about what happened to him when he was detained.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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