Myanmar junta frees 600 detainees including AP photographer

YANGON (AFP) – Myanmar freed more than 600 coup detainees yesterday, including an Associated Press photographer arrested while covering rallies, following fresh outrage over brutal crackdowns on protesters.

The regime has unleashed a deadly wave of violence as it struggles to quell nationwide protests against the February 1 ouster and arrest of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

More details on Thursday’s Borneo Bulletin