Thein Aung Myint demanded justice after the killing in military custody of journalist Par Gyi. He was sentenced to six months in prison with labour.
Tagged: Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law
Around 1,500 farmers from Mandalay Division marched through Pyin Oo Lwin demanding the return of 300,000 acres of farmland allegedly confiscated by the government and private companies.
Activists Nay Myo Zin and Win Cho have been sentenced to three months imprisonment for leading a protest calling for farmers’ rights.
Miners from the Moehti Moemi gold mine protest against an order evicting them from a monastery they were staying in, after they were kicked out of the mine compound.
Up to seven protesters demonstrating against the protest law have been charged for protesting illegally.