Plans to release more than 23 thousand prisoners amid protests in Myanmar

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By: Jeet Ghosh

Last Update: 2021-04-17 13:20:57 IST

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The administration is planning to release more than 23,000 prisoners in Myanmar amid protests following an army coup. An official has given information about this. Explain that the authorities are continuously taking people into custody against those who opposed the coup.

The administration is planning to release more than 23,000 prisoners in the midst of protests following an army coup in Myanmar. An official has given information about this. Explain that against the protesters of the coup, the military officers are continuously detaining people and taking out arrest warrants against them. 

Ever since the military coup in Myanmar, the army continues to play Holi in blood. The United Nations appealed to Myanmar security forces to refrain from violence against children, saying at least 51 children have died since the military coup in February.

On 13 April, at least 51 children were killed by Myanmar security forces and about 1000 children were arbitrarily detained by the United Nations. According to the United Nations, the Myanmar army overthrown the civilian government on February 1 and declared a state of emergency for a long period of one year. 

Since then, at least a considerable number of people have been killed there. According to media reports, earlier on 10–11 April, 82 people were killed by Myanmar army in one day. 

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