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Myanmar: Further information on fear of torture/incommunicado detention

, Index number: ASA 16/017/2005

Daw Cho Cho Kyaw Nyein, her daughter Ma Ohn Mar Kyu Kyu and U Thu Wai were reportedly released without charge on 4 March. They had been detained incommunicado since 7 February. A further four male members of the Shan New Generation Youth political party, U Tun Nyo (m), Nyi Moe (m), Myo Win Tun (m), Ba Thin (m), are now known to have been arrested at the same time as the other detainees, on 8 February. The trial of Khun Htun Oo (m), Sai Nyunt Lwin (m), Sai Hla Aung (m), Sao Kyar or Thar Oo (m), U Myint Than (m), General Hso Ten (m), U Shwe Ohn (m), is reportedly continuing in closed court.

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