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Myanmar: Fear of torture or ill-treatment/health concern

, Index number: ASA 16/008/2007

Around 300 people were reportedly arrested in a crackdown on anti-government protests launched by the ruling State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) in the evening of 25 September 2007 in the former capital Yangon. Parliamentarian Paik Ko, several NLD members and other public figures (Myint Myint San (f), Par Par Lay (m), Tin Aung (m), Tin Ko (m), U Win Naing (m), famous comedian and former prisoner of conscience Zargana (m), also known as Ko Thura, are reported to have been arrested.

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