"It is disappointing that the prosecution is still alleging that Danny was working for Myanmar Now in March 2021," Frontier Myanmar's editor-in-chief said.
Danny Fenster was charged with unlawful associations, which is mainly used to target ethnic rebels in Myanmar seeking autonomy.
Fenster is one of around 100 journalists detained in Myanmar since the military takeover in the country on February 1.
"He seemed disappointed and he told me in a frustrated tone that 'I have nothing to say,'" his lawyer said. "His words showed that he is not feeling well."
Myanmar's Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin wants to appoint former military member Aung Thurein to replace the country's current U.N. ambassador.
Danny Fenster, the managing editor of online news outlet Frontier Myanmar, was arrested in May in Myanmar on incitement charges.
China has relied on lockdowns and mass testing to contain the COVID-19 virus.
People in Myanmar "continue peaceful protests despite the massive use of lethal force against them, including heavy weaponry," said the U.N. human rights chief.
"The military's suppression of democracy and campaign of brutal violence against the people of Burma are unacceptable," said the Treasury Department in announcing the sanctions.
A court extended the 37-year-old's pretrial detention Thursday after he was arrested in May on incitement charges.
"Those are who took part in the protests but did not take part in the violence, who did not commit crimes and did not lead the riots," are prisoners to be released, said Myanmar's deputy information minister.
"It is up to the international community to limit the amount of funding the military can receive from selling Myanmar's natural resources by preventing the import of those resources and blocking financial transactions that pay for them," a report by Global Witness said.
The leader of Myanmar's military junta met with Russia's defense minister in hopes to develop ties despite international criticism. In a speech, Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing spoke about restoring "integrity to democracy."
The U.N. called on "all actors in the current crisis to ensure that international human rights norms and standards are respected."
"We think it isn't over. We will shift to other villages. Even if we go back to our village, there is no place to stay because everything is burnt," a villager told the Associated Press.
"This trial is clearly the opening salvo in an overall strategy to neuter Suu Kyi and the National League for Democracy party as a force that can challenge military rule in the future," the deputy Asia director for Human Rights Watch said.
China is "staring at possible chaos, rising anti-China feelings, and little hope that its planned China-Myanmar Economic Corridor can be materialized anytime soon," Thant Myint-U, an award-winning writer and historian of Myanmar origin, told Newsweek.
Flynn, a former Trump administration official, has since said he sees "no reason whatsoever" for a military coup in the U.S.
Flynn made the remarks during a Q&A session at a "patriots" conference in Dallas, Texas.
Lewisville has become home to thousands of refugees from Chin state, acting as a safe haven and a hive of activism for those opposed to the military junta again running Myanmar.
U.N. special envoy Christine Schraner Burgener said a civil war "could happen" because citizens are frustrated, are engaging in more offensive actions and are being trained by ethnic armed groups.
"We will investigate and consider whether the party should be dissolved, and whether the perpetrators should be punished as traitors," Myanmar's military Union Election Commission chairman, Thein Soe, said of Suu Kyi's party.
The military, also known as the Tatmadaw, is also limiting access to only fiber data connections that are available to a small portion of the population. It is developing an "intranet" for inside the country that allows access to only approved applications.
The Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control announced it imposed sanctions on 16 people total, with three of them being adult children of three senior military officials previously designated for U.S. sanctions.
"It is inhumane to be beaten and arrested. He never violated journalistic ethics. That is why I want to say that there is no justice in Myanmar," said the wife of arrested Myanmar journalist Min Nyo.
Myanmar's former elected leader, who is among 3,400 estimated political prisoners arrested in an ongoing military coup, said at a Monday court hearing that she is frustrated by delays in the court's response to requests to meet with her lawyers.
The international community must be prepared to stand with the wishes of all the people of Myanmar and stand against all human rights abuses in the country—not just those that the opposition leader chooses to recognize.