12 Feb '11, 10am

Australian newspaper boss arrested in Myanmar - Channel News Asia

Australian newspaper boss arrested in Myanmar - Channel News Asia

YANGON: The Australian head of Myanmar's only newspaper with foreign investment has been arrested in Yangon, an official said Saturday, following reports of a power struggle at his media group. Ross Dunkley, who co-founded the Myanmar Times in 2000 in a nation heavily criticised for its attacks on press freedoms, was detained on Thursday after flying into the country from Thailand, a Myanmar official said. "It has nothing to do with his company," the source added. Exile news website the Irrawaddy has reported a major "power struggle" at Myanmar Consolidated Media (MCM), the group that owns the Myanmar Times, which is published weekly in English and the country's official language, Burmese. Dunkley, who controls 49 percent of MCM, was reportedly trying to rebut an attempted editorial takeover by Tin Tun Oo, who owns 51 percent. The Irrawaddy said in January that its sources...

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