March 11, 2015

Article in International Business Times:

Dozens of students are at risk of being tortured and abused after they were arrested by the police following days of protest in Burma, also known as Myanmar. The students were protesting against a recently implemented education law that they say curbs academic freedom, according to reports.

Demonstrators demanded more freedom for universities and students, who are banned from forming student unions. The protests started in January 2015 and continued despite the government issuing a warning and accusing demonstrators of being led by political organisations that aim to overthrow the regime.

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