Saturday, July 29, 2017

Thread--Lawi Weng Irrawaddy reporter + 2 others arrest, UN Special Rapporteur-- see my Twitter Kyi Kaung@kyikaung

Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 3m3 minutes ago But Irrawaddy wld do well to solicit help from Soros Foundation and HRs lawyers. Best-- 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 4m4 minutes ago I am sorry I cannot do anything due to my own problems & bc ppl I worked with previously 1. went to tango with junta 2. or lost funding 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 5m5 minutes ago and his widow had trouble trying to bring back remains for proper burial. 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 5m5 minutes ago remember, just a few years ago, another reporter Ko Pa Gyi was arrested and beaten to death, 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes Kyi Kaung‏ @KyiKaung 6m6 minutes ago So sad to hear what is happening to @Lawiweng , @IrrawaddyNews reporter in so called democratic Burma still ruled by junta. 0 replies 0 retweets 0 likes You Retweeted Joe Free‏ @joefree215 Mar 27 A Burmese artist's portrait of George Orwell, seen in Katha, the setting of Burmese Days. 0 replies 5 retweets 6 likes You Retweeted Joe Free‏ @joefree215 Jul 18 Lawi Weng, stand-up guy, great reporter, seen chained to two of his peers. All because they covered a story. This is Myanmar in 2017. 0 replies 81 retweets 25 likes You Retweeted StellaNaw‏ @StellaNaw Jul 19 0 replies 2 retweets 9 likes You Retweeted The Irrawaddy (Eng)‏Verified account @IrrawaddyNews Jul 21 UN envoy ‘strongly urges’ #Myanmar to accept fact-finding mission #Burma https://goo.gl/aAZnC6 2 replies 5 retweets 3 likes You Retweeted StellaNaw‏ @StellaNaw 22h22 hours ago Altho you been arrested & charged but you can still smile because you stand 4 the truth! #respect #journalism #freedomofExpression #Burma 0 replies 6 retweets 5 likes You Retweeted StellaNaw‏ @StellaNaw Jul 26 Sincere apology to the Special Rapporteur @YangheeLeeSKKU Thank you so much for much needed now more than ever for you #strength #Burma 1 reply 15 retweets 26 likes You Retweeted Progressive Voice‏ @PVamplify Jul 26 NLD agrees to urgent motion in shocking move denouncing findings of UNSR as Gov continues to 'defend, dismiss, deny' 0 replies 4 retweets 2 likes You Retweeted Progressive Voice‏ @PVamplify Jul 26 MNHRC attempts to salvage reputation as they take on new case involving abused domestic worker: http://ow.ly/Btf730dWEr1 #Myanmar 1 reply 3 retweets 0 likes You Retweeted Progressive Voice‏ @PVamplify Jul 26 #ICYMI: Despite claims that Gov co-operated w/ UNSR access requests, she was not allowed to visit detained reporters 0 replies 2 retweets 0 likes You Retweeted John Bainbridge‏ @johnabainbridge Jul 26 Excellent read outlining how fake news in #Myanmar is being used to refute credible reports of human rights abuses

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