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Myanmar arrests 18 doctors, nurses on charges of “treating” members of a terror group

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Myanmar arrests doctors and nurses – November 25, Straits Times and Global New Light of Myanmar The Myanmar military’s state-run broadcaster reported that the army had arrested 18 medical personnel for allegedly treating patients belonging to terrorist organizations. But it is not clear which organization it is. and that all doctors will be prosecuted according to the law

The report said military leaders were raiding a church in Loikaw city, eastern Kayah state, on Monday, Nov. 22. At least 48 people have been diagnosed, 7 of them infected with COVID-19. And many of them are affiliated with terrorist organizations. Therefore, 4 doctors, 4 nurses, and 10 nursing assistants were arrested.

Myanmar arrests doctors and nurses

File Photo: Myanmar nurses rally in civil disobedience against the military regime. Myanmar’s military has arrested 18 medics for providing treatment to patients who were members of “terrorist organisations”, a state-run newspaper said Wednesday, referring to outlawed anti-junta groups. Troops made the arrests during a raid on Monday on a church in Loikaw in eastern Kayah state, where they discovered 48 patients who were receiving treatment, seven suffering from Covid-19. (Twitter/@HninYuL56255394)

It also found that some of the medical workers in the group were arrested on suspicion of inciting a walkout to deport the junta over the Feb. 1, 2021 coup d’etat.

The Myanmar Political Prisoners Aid Association (AAPP) said that since the military seized power, Nearly 1,300 people were killed and more than 10,000 were arrested.

Myanmar arrests doctors and nurses

FILE PHOTO: Anti-government protesters hold placards to show their support and welcome the new National Unity Government found by ousted NLD legislators and call to continue strike from traditional new year in Myanmar, in Yangon, Myanmar, April 17, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

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People protest against the military coup in Mandalay, Myanmar February 22, 2021. Picture taken February 22, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer To match Special Report MYANMAR-POLITICS/YOUTH-RESISTANCE

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FILE PHOTO: Police stand on a road during an anti-coup protest in Mandalay, Myanmar, March 3, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo To match Special Report MYANMAR-POLITICS/YOUTH-RESISTANCE

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