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Myanmar Arrests, Charges Student Activists

Myanmar authorities have arrested four student leaders from Mandalay for an alleged anti-government graffiti campaign, according to their close friends and family members. Several anti-government slogans were recently sprayed on the wall of Mandalay University, calling for a reduced role for the military in parliament. A friend of the students, former activist Amar Ni, said they have been abused while in custody. “They were arrested inside the Yadanabon University campus. Then I...

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