Myanmar junta puts four democracy activists to death in first executions in decades | The World

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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.


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