Release of jailed journalists in Myanmar discussed at the UN

Advocates are calling on the UN to take a stronger stand for the release of jailed journalists in Myanmar, Bangladesh and Egypt.

By Kristen Saloomey |

Sputnik International
US Envoy to UN Demands Immediate Jailed in Myanmar Reuters Journalists Release

The United States is calling on Myanmar to investigate human rights abuses against Muslim-majority Rohingya, and hold its military accountable.

It comes on the same day that human rights groups are urging for the release of two jailed journalists there who helped expose the abuses.

Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.