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At least 21 dead from torture in Myanmar as military holds undisclosed trials Updated: 2021-06-11 16:59:38 KST

In Myanmar, since the coup in February, the police and military have reportedly tortured at least 21 civilians to death.
According to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, a Burmese human rights group, the bodies of at least 21 people killed while in the custody of the junta bore evidence of torture when returned to their families.
These people, according to AAPP, included both anti-coup protesters and non-protesters.
And according to Myanmar Now, a news website, the junta has operated secret courts that have sentenced many people to prison.
So far in the crackdown, the junta's security forces have reportedly killed at least 860 people.
Reporter : tkim@arirang.com
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