Editor Than Htike Aung detained for more than 160 days

It is now the 165th day that Than Htike Aung, a former editor of Mizzima was arrested by the military council.

Than Htike Aung and BBC journalist Aung Thura were arrested by military intelligence while attending the trial of NLD Patron Win Htein in Naypyidaw’s Dakkhin District Court on March 19.

Aung Thura was released on March 22, but Than Htike Aung remains in custody after Thein Htay, deputy police chief of Zabuthiri township Police Station No. 1, filed a lawsuit under Section 505 (a).

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