. Myanmar army hunts protest backers over social media comments « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Reuters – Myanmar’s army on Saturday ordered the arrest of seven well-known backers of protests against this month’s coup, including Min Ko Naing, who has been a leading pro-democracy activist since bloodily suppressed protests in 1988.

Anger in Myanmar has been fueled by videos showing more arrests of government critics – including a doctor who was part of the civil disobedience movement. The UNHRC said on Friday more than 350 people have been arrested in Myanmar since the coup by army chief General Min Aung Hlaing, who said he acted because of election malpractice.

Read more on the situation in Myanmar at Reuters.

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