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Myanmar Crisis

U.S. journalist held in Myanmar charged with terrorism, sedition

Washington presses for release of managing editor of news site

U.S. journalist Danny Fenster works out of his van in 2018 in the U.S. city of Detroit. He has been jailed for five months in Myanmar, where he faces new charges of terrorism and sedition.   © AP

An American journalist detained in military-ruled Myanmar accused of incitement is facing new charges of sedition and terrorism, his lawyer said on Wednesday, in a setback for U.S. efforts to secure his release.

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