Torture of Protestors in Captivity

March 9
Possible Violations:
  • Violation of Human Rights
  • Police Brutality

Approximately 50 youths, from Meik city, Tanintharyi division, were arrested during peaceful protest on 9th of march morning; and a few were released in the evening after being beaten ruthlessly. Reportedly, one of the tortured prisoners was a 9th grader although this is yet to be confirmed. 20 males and 6 females out of around 50 were directly sent to Meik Jail without any proper legal action.