YANGON, Myanmar 

A journalist in Myanmar was released from prison 10 days after being held under the country’s counter-terrorism law over an interview with an ethnic rebel group in the country’s volatile Rakhine state.

Nay Myo Lin, founder and editor of Voice of Myanmar, a local news outlet based in the second-largest city of Mandalay, was arrested on March 30 for publishing an interview with a spokesperson of the Arakan Army, a predominantly Buddhist armed ethnic group engaged in fighting with the country’s military.

He was charged in a local court under sections of the law prohibiting organizations and individuals

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