Detained activists, who are leading a hunger strike in Tharawaddy prison, said they are seriously considering Aung San Suu Kyi’s call to end the strike.
A Tharawaddy prisoner staging a hunger strike has been transferred to Rangoon General Hospital, as his condition deteriorates dramatically.
The government has been urged to provide care to activists being held in Tharawaddy prison following reports that many are suffering from ill health.
Student activists appear in court in Letpadan, the day after twenty people were released from Tharawaddy prison.
Home Affairs Minister Lt-Gen Ko Ko calls student protests a threat to democratic transition, as students say the government is preparing for a crackdown.