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34 Myanmar Protestors Face Jail and Hard Labor for Torching Garment Factories

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A Myanmar military tribunal has sentenced 34 people to 20 years in jail with hard labor following a spate of arson attacks on clothing and footwear factories in the industrial Shwe Pyi Thar and Hlaing Tharyar townships of Yangon in March. In total, 32 Chinese-funded factories were burned and looted, causing property losses of roughly…

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