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Official from Aung San Suu Kyi’s party dies after arrest during national day of protests – ABC News

A former official from deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party dies in custody, less than 24 hours after being detained.

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An official from deposed Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy party has died in custody less than a day after being arrested.
Key points:

  • Zaw Myat Linn died in a military hospital after being detained by security forces
  • His death comes after another day of widespread anti-junta protests across Myanmar
  • The military government has banned five media companies to restrict coverage of the crisis

Zaw Myat Linn was arrested in the early hours of Tuesday morning before dying later…

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