Myanmar arrests US editor Danny Fenster

Diplomatic Correspondent

25 May, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Myanmar authorities detained Danny Fenster, a US citizen and the managing editor of Frontier Myanmar, at Yangon International Airport on Monday before he boarded an international flight.

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has asked the Myanmar authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Frontier Myanmar managing editor Danny Fenster and allow him to travel freely outside the country.

Authorities detained Fenster at the airport and transferred him to Yangon’s Insein Prison, according to a statement shared on social media by his employer.