Myanmar frees U.S. journalist Fenster after negotiations with ex-U.S. diplomat

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(Reuters) -American journalist Danny Fenster was released from prison on Monday in Myanmar and has left the country, his employer said, following negotiations between former U.S. diplomat Bill Richardson and the ruling military junta. Fenster, 37, the managing editor https://www.reuters.com/world/five-facts-about-danny-fenster-us-journalist-jailed-myanmar-2021-11-12 of independent online magazine Frontier Myanmar, was arrested in May and sentenced to prison https://reut.rs/3HqVKmYon Friday to 11 years in prison for incitement and violations of laws on immigration and unlawful assembly, a rulin…

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