Myanmar Courts Free Detained Eleven Media Journalists on Bail

Three journalists from Eleven Media who were detained on incitement charges were each freed on 10 million Kyats bail Friday at Tamwe Township Court.

Chief reporter Phyo Wai Win, and editors, Kyaw Zaw Lin and Nayi Min had been arrested after the media outlet published an article with a critical focus on Yangon government spending.

Regional government director Aung Kyaw Khine filed the lawsuit on Oct. 9 against Eleven Media Group’s chief reporter Phyo Wai Win and managing editors Kyaw Zaw Lin and Nari Min over an article published the day before in the Weekly Eleven News Journal about the government’s business dealings and budget.

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