A Burmese actor and model was recently arrested by Myanmar military forces as part of a crackdown on celebrities that support their opposition.
Paing Takhon, 24, went viral last January after photos of him dressed up as a hot “monk” were posted on social media.
A 7-year-old girl was killed in her home by Myanmar’s military forces on Tuesday, becoming the youngest casualty of the country’s military coup.
Khin Myo Chit’s older sister, May Thu Sumaya, 25, told BBC that police were searching the homes in her neighborhood for weapons and making arrests.
A day after a rally dispersal that resulted in 38 people losing their lives in Myanmar on Wednesday, citizens returned to the city streets to continue the protests.
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