Democratic Voice of Burma
9 Jun 2021
Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) has released a statement saying that their journalist team of 5 are now “safe in a third country”.
1 Jun 2021
On 28 May, the public prosecutor filed a case at Chiang Mai Kwaeng Court against 3 journalists of the Democratic Voice of Burma (DVB) and their 2 crew for illegally entering Thailand. On the same day, the court approved the indictment and sentenced them to 7 months jail term on a 1-year suspension and a 4,000 baht fine each. The lawyers of the journalist team said that they had confessed and have been taken into the custody of the Immigration Office in Bangkok. The lawyers are negotiating for a release on bail.
30 Jan 2010
Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association condemn the 13-year jail sentence passed on journalist Ngwe Soe Lin by a special court inside Rangoon’s Insein prison on 27 January. He is the second video reporter for a Burmese exile radio and TV station based in Oslo to be convicted in the space of a month.