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Myanmar trial begins over 'Buddha insult'

A New Zealander and two Burmese men have gone on trial in Myanmar on charges of insulting Buddhism.

They were arrested last week, after posting an image on Facebook featuring a psychedelic picture of Buddha wearing large headphones to promote a drinks event.

If convicted, they could face two years in prison.

From Yangon, Jonah Fisher reports.

  • 18 Dec 2014
  • From the section Asia
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