Myanmar protests death toll to 737

Myanmar protests deaths increase to 751


According to the daily report published by the Aid for Political Prisoners (AAPP), 6 more casualties have been confirmed in the country in the last 24 hours.

While the total loss of life was updated as 751, it was recorded that 3 thousand 431 people were detained.

It was stated that the detention order for 1159 people is still continuing.

ANTI-COUP AUTHOR HAS BEEN DETENTED

On the other hand, it was learned that the Myanmar writer and journalist Tu Tu Tha, who supported the protests against the military coup, was detained.

Speaking to Myanmar Now, family members reported that Tha, along with his 18-year-old son, was detained at his home in the Thanlyin district of Yangon around midnight on April 24.

Relatives stated that they did not know where Tha was detained.

MILITARY COUP IN MYANMAR

The Myanmar army seized power on February 1, after allegations of fraud in the November 8, 2020 elections and the rise of political tension in the country.

The army detained many officials and ruling party leaders, including the country’s de facto leader and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Çii, and declared a state of emergency for a year.

While large-scale demonstrations continue in the country, high-ranking government officials in custody continue to be tried in a military court.


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