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Myanmar jails Dutch man for disrupting Buddhist sermon

Klaas Haytema sentenced to three months in jail after unplugging Buddhist centre loudspeaker because he wanted to sleep.
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"I was really tired that night and woke up to the noise. I was very angry and assumed that children were playing music."

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"I told them to lower the volume of the loudspeakers before I unplugged the amplifier, and they didn’t understand me. That’s why I unplugged it."Said Klaas Haijtema, a 30-year-old Dutchman, to the judge in Mandalay, Myanmar. He'd be...

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