There’s been growing global outrage after Myanmar carried out its first executions in decades. Four pro-democracy activists who’d been accused of carrying out terror acts in the country were put to death after being tried behind closed doors earlier this year. One of the men, Phyo Zeya Thaw was a former MP who received political training in Australia. As Sarah Jane Bell reports, their families and friends say they weren’t even told when the executions would happen.
ABC News provides around the clock coverage of news events as they break in Australia and abroad, including the latest coronavirus pandemic updates. It’s news when you want it, from Australia’s most trusted news organisation.
For more from ABC News, click here:
Watch more ABC News content ad-free on iview:
Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth channel:
Like ABC News on Facebook:
Follow ABC News on Instagram:
Follow ABC News on Twitter:
Note: In most cases, our captions are auto-generated.