|Photojournalist Ko Aung Nay Myo has been released after three days of questioning. Photo: Aung Nay Myo/Facebook|
Monywa-based freelance photojournalist Ko Aung Nay Myo has been released after three days of questioning over allegedly offensive material posted on his Facebook page.
|Information Minister U Ye Htut says due process has to be followed before the media can be in a position to criticise the ongoing detention of a photojournalist. Here U Ye Htut speaks during a press conference in Nay Pyi Taw on August 8, 2014. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima|
Information Minister U Ye Htut has explained that the Monywa-based freelance photojournalist Ko Aung Nay Myo was charged under Section 5 (a) and (e) of the Emergency Provisions Act because citizens cannot be detained for more than 24 hours without charge.