Parents call on NZ Govt to push Myanmar to release son

From Morning Report, 8:18 am on 3 August 2015

The father of a New Zealander imprisoned in Myanmar for insulting religion by posting a picture of Buddha in headphones on Facebook says the Government is refusing to advocate on his behalf. Nearly 7000 prisoners were granted a presidential pardon ahead of a national holiday in Myanmar, but former Wellington man Philip Blackwood missed out.