Thein Sein’s office has ordered the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission to conduct an investigation into the death of journalist Par Gyi.
Par Gyi’s widow, Ma Thandar spoke to the press at the ’88 Generation offices on Wednesday.
Three hundred people gathered in central Rangoon on Sunday to denounce the extrajudicial killing of Par Gyi.
The heavyweight players in Burma’s press arena were in Rangoon on Thursday for a conference on media development.
Burma’s leading media bodies have reached a 16-point agreement to protect media workers and ensure that their legal rights are respected.