Blogger sentenced to 20 years
11 Nov 2008

Nay Phone Latt, a pro-democracy blogger in Burma has been given a 20-year prison sentence for materials posted on his website criticising military leader Than Shwe.

He was arrested in January, along with poet Saw Wai, who was sentenced to 2 years for a hidden anti-Than Shwe message in one of his poems.
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2 responses to “Blogger sentenced to 20 years”

  1. There’s no door , no law in Burma.

  2. […] reminder of how lucky we are to live in a society that protects freedom of expression, the Index on Censorship reports that Burmese blogger Nay Phone Latt has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for posting […]