Imprisonment and Torture of 2 Teachers

Possible Violations:
  • Crimes Against Humanity: Imprisonment and Torture of civilians
  • Universal Declaration of Human Rights (Article 5): No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

On 19th Feb, 8:49AM, a group of peaceful protesters in front of Myi Kyi Nar teacher training college, were dispersed by the police. Two teachers were taken by force and suffered police brutality in prison because teachers were participating in the Civil Disobedience Movement. One of them was beaten until her hand was broken. The two were released end of the day upon negotiations.

Myitkyina News Journal (Local Media)