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Paing Takhon: Myanmar’s top personality sentenced to 3-year jail term for taking part in anti-coup 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. Myanmar’s military seized […]

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Paing Takhon: Myanmar jails 24-year-old actor for speaking against military coup

One of Myanmar’s most popular celebrities has been arrested by the military as part of a growing crackdown. Paing Takhon, a model and actor with millions of fans in Myanmar and Thailand, had been active in both online protests and in-person rallies.¬†Takhon’s Instagram been taken down along with his Facebook account. The military seized power […]