Saturday, 26 January 2008

Taunggok : Two Youths Charged

25 January 2008
Original report by Naw Say Paw, DVB
Translation by Nay Chi U

The two youths, who called out political slogans in Taunggok, Arakan have been prosecuted under movement restriction laws and will appear at court on 5 February, a resident reported.

Ko Than Htay and Ko Zaw Naing, who are from Chaung Kauk, Taunggok, called out," We Want Democracy !"," Release Aung San Suu Kyi!" as they were riding on bikes and and were subsequently arrested and detained in Taunggok police station.

While the security is still extremely tight in Taunggok, authorities are particularly focusing attention on particular area - Chaung Kauk.

After forcing protesters gathering for peaceful demonstrations in town to disperse, more armed security forces have been placed in Taunggok and members of the National League for Democracy Party are under surveillance.

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