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Burma: Junta Jail Rangoon Abbot

Published: Tue 18 Dec 2007 04:47 PM
Burma: Junta Jail Rangoon Abbot
The abbot of Zantila Rama monastery, in Rangoon, has been sentenced to a two year prison term. He was convicted of defamation after complaining about the seizure of money from the monastery during a raid by government security forces in early October.
He was disrobed and given a two-year prison sentence at the end of November.
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