Burma court re­fuses bail

Townsville Bulletin - - World Snapshot -

AN Aus­tralian man fac­ing im­mi­gra­tion and as­sault charges in Burma will have to stay be­hind bars for an­other week af­ter a Burmese judge re­fused his bail ap­pli­ca­tion. Ross Dunk­ley, 55, a long-time pub­lisher in Asia, has been held at Burma’s no­to­ri­ous In­sein prison out­side the com­mer­cial cap­i­tal Ran­goon since his Fe­bru­ary 10 ar­rest af­ter re­turn­ing from over­seas. Dunk­ley, who has been charged with breach­ing Burma’s visa laws and with as­sault­ing a Burmese woman.

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