Myanmar: the military junta executes 4 pro-democracy activists in the first application of the death penalty in more than 30 years

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Dos de los activistas ejecutados, Ko Jimmy (ex.) y Phyo Zeya Thaw.

The Myanmar army executed four pro-democracy activists, in the first application of the death penalty since the late 1980s in the Asian country.

Los cuatro executed, que include al writer and históricomilitant democrats Ko Jimmy y el deputy Zhayar Thawestaban accusados ​​de cometer “actos terroristas”.

Los condenaron a muerte en un juicio a puerta cerrada que grupos defensores de los derechos humanos calificaron como arbitrario.

The leader of the democrats in Myanmar and the president of the National League for Democracy (LND), Aung San Suu Kyi, received the news with much sadness, indicated a source at the Burmese service of the BBC.

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