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Myanmar Celebrity Jailed 3 Yrs For Mass Protests

One of Myanmar’s most popular celebrities has been jailed for three years for taking part in mass protests that rocked Myanmar following a military coup last February.

Paing Takhon, a model and actor with millions of fans, took part in anti-coup protests and had also been vocal in condemning the government online.

Paing Takhon, a model and actor with millions of fans, took part in anti-coup protests and had also been vocal in condemning the government online.

The 24-year-old had previously been seen participating in several demonstrations and marches.

His Instagram account with more than a million followers was taken down shortly after his arrest, along with his Facebook account.

Myanmar’s military seized power after claims of election fraud.

BBC

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