On February 21, 2019 an Arakanese young boy named Maung Zaw Naing Naing Htay 17 years of age who is one of candidates of government matriculation exam which will begin on March 7, 2019 was tortured by Myanmar Army also known as Tatmataw. Upon his coming back to his home after fueling his motorcycle from a filling station called (Kaung Hkhun Thit) Moe Kaung Hkhun which locates outskirts of the city of Kyauktaw was arbitrary detained by Myanmar Army’s battalion No. 539 in front of the Battalion No. 375 camp at between 16:00 to 17:00 hours. He was taken to the battalion no. 539 and the Army released him in that night . Since his was released he can not speak properly and suffering psychological fear in his mind. In this video the victims’ father U Shwe Sein Oo explained how the Myanmar Army inhumanly beat his son by the Myanmar Army (Tatmataw) on that day.
Information and Publicity Department
All Arakan Students’ and Youths’ Congress (AASYC)
Original video: Kyaw Hla Myint
Translated by: AASYC