Former US diplomat Bill Richardson speaks to the media at Hamad International Airport in Qatar on Monday. Photo: AFP
Former US diplomat Bill Richardson speaks to the media at Hamad International Airport in Qatar on Monday. Photo: AFP
Myanmar

Myanmar: how Bill Richardson used despot diplomacy to secure US journalist Danny Fenster’s release

  • The former US diplomat and his staff frequently act as intermediaries for families of Americans kidnapped, detained or killed abroad
  • US journalist Danny Fenster was freed on Monday from an 11-year sentence in Myanmar after Richardson’s ‘private humanitarian mission’

Topic |   Myanmar
Former US diplomat Bill Richardson speaks to the media at Hamad International Airport in Qatar on Monday. Photo: AFP
Former US diplomat Bill Richardson speaks to the media at Hamad International Airport in Qatar on Monday. Photo: AFP
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