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Japanese Journalist Detained in Myanmar

Japanese Journalist Detained in Myanmar

   Bangkok, April 18 (Jiji Press)--Yuki Kitazumi, a Japanese journalist, was detained in Yangon, Myanmar's largest city, by local security authorities on Sunday evening, Myanmarese media reported.
   According to the British broadcaster BBC, a witness said Kitazumi was detained at his apartment in Yangon. He was told to raise both hands and was taken away by car.
   On Feb. 26, Kitazumi, formerly a reporter at major Japanese newspaper publisher Nikkei Inc., was detained while covering protests against the military coup in Myanmar but was released within the day.

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