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.
35 activists have been banned from receiving prison visits amid allegations of family members smuggling prohibited items to their loved ones in jail.
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.
Protestors turned out in Mandalay and Rangoon over the weekend to call for the release of 100 student activists from Tharrawaddy Prison.