Eight Rakhine youth were released from Mrauk U prison yesterday, after they were detained for a protest in January.
More than 200 ex-servicemen participated in a demonstration yesterday to show their support to the military and call Facebook to reinstate military Facebook accounts.
Protesters took to downtown Rangoon on Sunday calling for the public’s right to information and the freedom of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo.
Students in Sagaing Division are angry over restrictions to distance education.
The Monday conviction of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have triggered protests country-wide, with media denouncing the sentence of seven years jail time with hard labour.
Protesters in downtown Rangoon were arrested on Friday morning after calling for the arrest of “murderous” military generals.