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Myanmar Begins Hearing for Arrested Student Protesters

Dozens of Myanmar activists have appeared in court following their arrest during a violent crackdown on a student-led protest this month. The students, who are being detained at Tharyarwaddy Prison, protested from police trucks as they were taken to the Letpadan Court Wednesday. Robert San Aung, a lawyer representing the students, told VOA that 69 people, including protest leaders Aung Hmine San, Min Thway Thit and Phyo Phyo Aung, are facing five criminal charges. “If the students...

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