Myanmar ‘arrests more activists’

BANGKOK, Thailand (AP) — Myanmar’s ruling military has imprisoned nearly 100 more political activists, despite its promise to the United Nations that it would halt arrests following last September’s pro-democracy demonstrations, a human rights group said Friday.

Amnesty International said 1,850 political prisoners were behind bars, including 96 imprisoned since early November when the government told the United Nations they had halted all arrests. More…


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