Following the 3 explosions that occurred in Yankin on April 17 the security forces conducted raids and arrest 30 youths on the morning of April 19. Several has been released however, 6 were still kept in detention. The mugshots of these 6 youths were displayed on state controlled Myawaddy TV. The youths showed serveral signs of torture. The 2 women's faces were beaten beyond recognition. The fact that they proudly displayed the pictures of the result their torture speaks volumes.
Photos of the following protestor's injuries were shared across Facebook. These photos shown signs of severe beating and torture committed by the security forces.