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Myanmar military executes 4 activists: Report
Myanmar military executes 4 activists: Report

Yangon, July 26 (TIWN) The ruling military administration in Myanmar has executed four activists in what is believed to be the first capital punishment since 1988, a media report said on Monday.

The executed men included democracy-figure Kyaw Min Yu and former lawmaker and hip-hop artist Phyo Zeya Thaw, the Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper said.

The newspaper said the four had been charged under the counter-terrorism law and the penal code and the punishment has been conducted under the prison's procedures.

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