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Burmese in the Facebooksphere

From the Irrawaddy : Kachin aid worker Patrick Khum Jaa Lee, who was arrested over a Facebook post deemed to defame the Burma Army, was sentenced on Friday to six months in prison minus time served, just hours after a presidential amnesty freed dozens of others viewed as prisoners of conscience. The sentence was handed down by Justice Kyi Sein at Rangoon’s Hlaing Township Court on Friday afternoon. Khum Jaa Lee, 43, was arrested in October of last year and charged under Burma’s Telecommunications Law for allegedly sharing a photo of a man dressed in traditional Kachin attire stomping on an image of Burma Army chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing.

Winter

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This winter has been warm so far and we haven't got much snow up to now. We finally had a decent amount of snow last night.

Anonymous and Koh Toh murder case

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Hacker group Anonymous released a video message regarding the  Koh Tao murder case , in which 2 British backpackers were raped and murdered back in 2014 on Koh Tao island in Thailand. Full transcripts: Koh Tao - Thai Police - Their scapegoats, Tourist Trade Exposed by Anonymous Greetings world, We are Anonymous. It has come to our attention, that a Thai court in Thailand has recently sentenced two Burmese migrants to be executed after they were arrested and convicted of the rape and murders of British back packers, Hannah Witheridge, 23 and David Miller, 24 on the Thai Island of Koh Tao, back in September 15th 2014. Anonymous, would firstly like to point out that we offer our condolences to all of the victims families in the the current case this video is about and the past cases we will discuss. It is the desire of Anonymous to seek truth and justice especially for the innocent victims who have had their young lives cut short. Anonymous, has been watching t