A group of activists hold placards of Japanese citizen Toru Kubota a journalist charged with breaching immigration law and encouraging dissent against Myanmar’s military, the junta said. Photo: AFP/File
A group of activists hold placards of Japanese citizen Toru Kubota a journalist charged with breaching immigration law and encouraging dissent against Myanmar’s military, the junta said. Photo: AFP/File
Myanmar

Myanmar junta jails Japanese filmmaker Toru Kubota for 10 years for sedition

  • Toru Kubota was sentenced to seven years for violating the electronic transactions law and three years for incitement
  • Japan’s foreign ministry said it had been providing consular support and would continue to appeal to Myanmar authorities for Kubota’s early release

A group of activists hold placards of Japanese citizen Toru Kubota a journalist charged with breaching immigration law and encouraging dissent against Myanmar’s military, the junta said. Photo: AFP/File
A group of activists hold placards of Japanese citizen Toru Kubota a journalist charged with breaching immigration law and encouraging dissent against Myanmar’s military, the junta said. Photo: AFP/File
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