Myanmar: three students arrested for joining a protestEvent
- Initial Date
- Sep 13, 2020
- Event Description
On September 11, the day after protesters distributed anti-war material in Mandalay, Chan Aye Thar-Zan Township police in Mandalay briefly detained and charged ABFSU member Myo Chit Zaw, 21, and filed charges against 12 others for failing to notify the authorities in advance of the September 10 protest. On September 13, police briefly detained and charged ABFSU Central Executive Committee members Soe Hla Naing and Kyaw Thiha Ye Kyaw on the same charges.
- Impact of Event
- Gender of HRD
- (Arbitrary) Arrest and Detention
- Judicial Harassment
- Rights Concerned
- Right to liberty and security
- Right to Protest
- Event Location
- Summary for Publications
On 13 September 2020, Myo Chit Zaw, Soe Hla Naing and Kyaw Thiha Ye Kyaw, students, were arrested by the police for participating in a student protest held days earlier in Mandalay, Myanmar.