Tuesday, January 25 2022

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Factbox: Most prominent people being held by Myanmar junta

Fenster was among thousands of people – including dozens of media workers – detained since a Feb. 1 coup that abruptly ended a decade of tentative steps towards democracy in Myanmar. According to rights group Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, 10,143 people have been arrested since the coup and 1,260 people killed in violence in the country. Nobel Peace Prize laureate Suu Kyi led the elected government overthrown by the military and was arrested in an early morning raid on Feb. 1.

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