MYANMAR – The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) reported that a total of 138 students had been unjustly imprisoned under arbitrary charges by the junta-controlled court throughout the country since the military coup in Myanmar until July 4.
Among them, there are 107 male students and 31 female students, including 65 students from Yangon Division, the highest numbers.
On June 30, Mr. Htet Paing Soe, third year student of Department of Statistics and the Vice President of Students’ Union of Yangon University of Economics was unjustly sentenced to 10-year imprisonment with hard labour under Section 50 (j) of the Counter-Terrorism Law by the junta-controlled Yangon East District Court.
It was reported that a total of 3,745 innocent people had been killed and 23,674 abducted through brutal crackdown by terrorist junta forces across Myanmar, almost two and half years after the bloody coup d’état in Myanmar.
A total of 115 death row prisoners were sentenced to death in connection with the Spring Revolution and are being detained in prison. A total of 121 people had been sentenced in absentia including 42 people sentenced to death. It brings the total to 157 people who have been sentenced to death.