BRIEF - Aung Win Tun, Unity admin, released from custody

A Unity Weekly staff member was released after questioning by authorities in connection with a 25 January report claiming Magwe’s Pauk Township houses a “secret chemical weapons” facility. Aung Win Tun, nephew of Unity CEO Tint San, is an administrative officer in Unity’s Rangoon office. Five of his colleagues are still in custody – four reporters and the CEO. The gov’t denied the facility is used for manufacturing chemical weapons, and has not offered details about the site’s activities.