Myanmar pro-democracy protest leader faces murder, treason charges, says state media

Myanmar's junta has cracked down hard on protesters. — Reuters/Stringer pic
Myanmar's junta has cracked down hard on protesters. — Reuters/Stringer pic

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YANGON, April 28 — Myanmar authorities have filed several law suits against one of the main leaders of the campaign against military rule including cases related to murder and treason, the state broadcaster announced today.

Wai Moe Naing was arrested on April 15 when security men rammed him with a car as he led a motorbike protest rally in the central town of Monywa.

Myanmar Television, in its main evening news bulletin, broadcast a list of charges filed against him, including murder and treason. — Reuters

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