Japanese Journalist murdered in Burma

Japanese journalist Kenji Nagai was murdered by a Burma Army soldier in Rangoon.

The Government of Burma cannot claim that he was killed by a stray bullet. The video clips clearly show a soldier shooting Nagai from less than one meter away.

Click on the links below to be taken to graphic video footage and news reports broadcast on Mr Nagai’s murder.

Japanese journalist Kenji Nagai at edge of frame is hurled through the air from the close-range shot for a Burmese soldier.
Japanese journalist Kenji Nagai is hurled through the air from the close-range shot from a Burmese soldier.
Japanese journalist Kenji Nagai falls to the ground.
Japanese journalist Kenji Nagai falls to the ground.
Japanese journalist Kenji Nagai holds his camera above his head as his murderer runs away.
Japanese journalist Kenji Nagai holds his camera above his head as his murderer runs away.
Japanese journalist Kenji Nagai lies mortally wounded and holds his camera above his head as his murderer checks his handy work.
Japanese journalist Kenji Nagai, mortally wounded, holds his camera above his head as his murderer checks his handy work.

 

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© John Le Fevre, 2007

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John Le Fevre

Deputy editor, Thailand & GMS editor at The Establishment Post

John Le Fevre is an Australian national with more than 35 years experience as a journalist, photographer, videographer and copy editor.

He is currently deputy editor and Thailand / GMS region editor for The Establishment Post

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