Danny Fenster

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American journalist Danny Fenster released from prison in Myanmar

Washington, D.C., November 15, 2021—The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the news that U.S. journalist Danny Fenster was released from prison in Myanmar today and has left the country. “The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes the release of American journalist Danny Fenster from prison in Myanmar, where he has been unjustly held for nearly six…

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US journalist Danny Fenster sentenced to 11 years in Myanmar

Bangkok, November 12, 2021 – A Myanmar court today sentenced American journalist Danny Fenster to 11 years in prison on multiple charges including incitement, unlawful association, and visa violations, according to news reports. The trial was held at Yangon’s Insein Prison, where Fenster is being detained, and was closed to the press and public, the Associated Press reported….

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Detained US journalist Danny Fenster faces new charges in Myanmar

Washington, D.C., November 10, 2021 — The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply concerned over news reports that Myanmar prosecutors have lodged additional criminal charges against journalist Danny Fenster. Fenster has been detained since his arrest on May 24 at the Yangon airport as he was leaving the country, as CPJ documented at the time….

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