Japanese journalists call for release of colleague Yuki Kitazumi detained in Myanmar

A group of journalists in Japan called on Myanmar’s junta on Tuesday to free a colleague, Yuki Kitazumi, detained in Yangon following a crackdown on media amid ongoing protests against the military overthrow of an elected government. “We want the junta to stop oppressing the citizens of Myanmar, and we seek the swift release of… Read More Japanese journalists call for release of colleague Yuki Kitazumi detained in Myanmar

Myanmar authorities detain Japanese journalist Yuki Kitazumi

Myanmar authorities detained a Japanese journalist in Yangon on Sunday evening, Japan’s government said on Monday, adding that it was trying to seek his release. BBC Burmese quoted a witness as saying freelance journalist Yuki Kitazumi was picked up from his home and taken into custody by troops on Sunday night. He was asked to… Read More Myanmar authorities detain Japanese journalist Yuki Kitazumi