The Northern Command of the Myanmar Army has sued three Kachin youth who led a sit-in protest against ongoing clashes in Kachin State for defamation.
Vows action against ‘persons in ordinary clothes’; insists police acted legally.
Two men protesting for the govt to rescue villagers trapped in Kachin State due to armed clashes were arrested under Article 19 of the Peaceful Assembly Law.
Nationalist monk U Parmaukkha is sentenced to one month in prison for violating the Peaceful Assembly Act last year.
Rallies interrupt commuter traffic, cause a nuisance to the public, and raise safety concerns, the directive says.