Myanmar Police Arrest 3 Students Protesters in Rakhine State Capital City for Calling to Stop Civilian Casualties and to Reinstate Full Access of Internet Service

Police are arresting three students protesters in front of the government office in Sittway on September 9.

AN. Sittway. September 9, 2020


Myanmar police in Sittway arrested 3 student protesters in the state capital Sittway this afternoon.


The arrested students are Ko Kyaw Htay and Ko Ye Lun from Arakan Student Union and Ko Than Naing from Computer Technology School. They are protesting in front of the state government building and calling for stop killing civilians and provide full Internet access in Rakhine State.  


They are holding posters and speaking with portable megaphone when they are protesting.


The protesters are taking to the police station by armed police shortly after they are staging the protest in front of the state chief minister office.


Our news agency has not got yet what charges the police will file against the peaceful protesters. They are detained at the Police Station No. 1 in Sittway.


The protesters are very disappointed Myanmar army shelling and killing 5 civilians, including a5 years old girl and 7 years old boy, in Nyaung Ken village in Maybon township yesterday.


The protesters are also disappointed the internet restrictions during the outbreak and hard hit of Covid-19 in Rakhine State.


Police in Rakhine State never tolerates protesters. The police in Mrauk U shot and killed 7 peaceful protester and 12 other protesters wounded in January in 2019.


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