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Myanmar: Further information: Acquitted former child soldier remains jailed: Aung Ko Htwe

, Index number: ASA 16/9410/2018

Former child solider Aung Ko Htwe has been acquitted of the latest in a series of charges against him after he gave a media interview about being forcibly recruited by the Myanmar military when he was only 13. Despite this acquittal, he remains in prison serving two years and six months on other politically motivated charges. He should be immediately and unconditionally released.

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