Burmese Junta detains journalist
Authorities in Burma were detaining a journalist reporting for a Japanese newspaper for the third day Sunday, his family members said.
Min Zaw, a Burmese national working for The Tokyo Shimbun, was taken from his home early Friday by plainclothes security personnel who said he would be held temporarily for questioning.
Family members said his mobile telephone was taken away but he was allowed to bring a change of clothing with him as well as medicine. Min Zaw, 56, suffers from diabetes and hypertension…
…Several Burmese journalists working for publications in Rangoon have been beaten up by police and soldiers while attempting to cover the demonstrations, but there have been no reports of other reporters being detailed. link