Myanmar authorities release detained Japanese journalist Yuki Kitazumi

A Japanese journalist who was detained in Myanmar and charged with spreading false news during a crackdown on media after a military coup in February returned to Japan on Friday, according to Asahi TV. Yuki Kitazumi, who was picked up from his home by troops and taken into custody in Yangon last month, arrived at… Read More Myanmar authorities release detained Japanese journalist Yuki Kitazumi

Myanmar charges Japanese journalist Yuki Kitazumi for misinformation

A Japanese journalist detained in Myanmar last month has been charged with spreading false news, an official at the Japanese embassy in Yangon said on Tuesday, amid a crackdown on media since the military seized power three months ago. Yuki Kitazumi, who had been picked up from his home by troops and taken into custody… Read More Myanmar charges Japanese journalist Yuki Kitazumi for misinformation

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

Myanmar police detain Japanese journalist Yuki Kitazumi at anti-coup protest

Myanmar police detained a Japanese freelance journalist at a protest in the commercial capital of Yangon, a colleague said on Friday, in the first detention of a foreign reporter since the military coup on February 1. Yuki Kitazumi, who runs a media production company and used to be a journalist for the Japanese business daily,… Read More Myanmar police detain Japanese journalist Yuki Kitazumi at anti-coup protest