Burmese comedian & blogger nominated for RSF award

Chiang Mai (Mizzima) – Famous comedian and film director Zargarnar and blogger Nay Phone Latt from Burma, both sentenced to lengthy prison terms, by the junta have been nominated for the Reporters Without Frontiers “Cyber-Dissident or Blogger” Award by the Paris-based media watchdog group.

The Burmese comedian and blogger are among 10 nominees named by the RSF for the award, which honours bloggers and cyber dissidents who through their work, their principled stand or their attitude have displayed support for freedom of information.

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